Louise A. Bruder, 81, of Sheffield Village, died Friday, May 16, 2014, at the Cleveland Clinic, Avon. She was born March 9, 1933 in Sheffield Village, and was a lifelong resident, until moving to Avon in 2011.
Even more then her beautiful apartment at Avon Oaks Nursing Home, she loved the staff and care she got from her Avon Oaks "family". She was a graduate of St. Mary's Academy, Lorain, Class of 1951. Mrs. Bruder was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Sheffield Lake. She worked as a bookkeeper for several years at Smith and Gerhart's Dept. Store, and then worked for the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School System as a cafeteria worker for over 18 years. She enjoyed cooking, baking, babysitting, and spending time with her family.
She is survived by son, Dale (Maureen) Bruder of Lorain; daughter, Connie Schillinger (Richard Stuart) of Avon Lake; grandchildren, Ashley (Zach) Baker, Ryan Schillinger (Brandi Beaver), Corey Schillinger, and Jacob Bruder; great-granddaughters, McKenzie and Brooklyn; sisters, Sister St. Martha, SND, of Chardon and Geraldine "Gerry" Thome; and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
She was prececed in death by her husband of 50 years, Myron S. in 2004; and brother, Leroy "Coonie" Conrad.
Friends will be received Sunday, May 18, 2014, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M., at the Misencik Funeral Home, 36363 Detroit Road, Avon, where closing prayers will be Monday, May 19, 2014, 10:15 A.M., followed by an 11 A.M. Mass, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Sheffield Lake. Interment will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon.