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“I just learned of Cheryl's passing and I'm so sorry for your loss. She cared for both my kids until she retired and I will always remember her as a...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Jackie Kueker - Ankeny, IA

“We're so sorry to hear this sad news. God certainly must have needed another angel. Our sincere sympathies are with all of you. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Larry and Grace Anne Boyle and family

“Our hearts go out to all your family. We had only seen Sherry a few times when we was with Martha, but what a special person. We'll be lifting you...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Roland & Diana Frerichs - IL

“Dear Ron, Kevin, Steve and families. We are so very sorry that Sherry was taken from you so quickly. She was a wonderful lady and we always enjoyed...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Jim, Barb and Darren Scheufele - IL

“So sorry for your loss. What a pretty lady who is a very gorgeous angel in Heaven now. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God Bless Cheryl...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Joan Wenzel - METAMORA, IL

“Kevin and Susan,Our deepest condolences to you and your family. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Skip and Joan Kornfeind - IL

“Ron and family, we are so sad to hear of Sherry's passing. We so enjoyed the visits at the fish fry every year. We will miss her. Please know we are...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Greg and Jody Frese - Quincy, IL


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Cheryl Ann Bruder, 74, of Ankeny passed away August 6, 2019. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church in Ankeny. A visitation will be held 5-7:00 p.m., Friday, August 9, 2019 at Ankeny Memorial Chapel (4208 N Ankeny Blvd), with a prayer service at 7:00 pm.
Cheryl was born November 28, 1944 in Quincy, Illinois. She graduated from Quincy Notre Dame High School in 1962. After graduation from high school she went on to St. John's Hospital School of Nursing in Springfield, IL and Quincy University, in Quincy, Illinois and graduated with her RN degree in 1966. She started her registered nursing career, first in hospitals then transferred to doctors' offices in Ankeny. Cheryl worked for Dr. Larry Gray Family Practice and Pediatrician Dr. Emily Gavin. She retired from her nursing career in 2007.
She married Ronald Bruder July 8, 1967 and together they had two children, Kevin and Steve. She was a faithful and longtime member of OLIH where she served as a member of the alter and rosary society. She is survived by husband Ron; her children Kevin (Susan) and Steve (Teri) Bruder; 6 grandchildren Allison (Jace) Taylor, Emily, Joel, Christopher, Matt, and Andy; her twin brother Don (Sue) Christ; sister-in-law Martha Schoen who she was especially close to, a brother-in-law Rich (Tedda) Bruder.
She was a loving wife, mom, and care giver, and proud grandmother. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to OLIH or Blank Children's Hospital.