Mildred M. "Millie" Bruck, 86, of Maquoketa, Iowa, died on Friday, May 25, 2012, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa. Add or view memories
A celebration of Mildred's life will be held at 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Maquoketa, Iowa. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 from 4 P.M. to 7 P.M at the Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa, Iowa, and prior to the service at the church on Wednesday from 9:30 A.M. until service time. Burial will be in the Holy Rosary Cemetery, LaMotte, Iowa.
Mildred Mary Roussel was born on February 16, 1926 in Dubuque, Iowa to Louis and Theresa (Lenz) Roussel. She was a 1945 graduate of the Holy Rosary High School in LaMotte, Iowa. She married William Bruck on August 6, 1946 in LaMotte, Iowa. He preceded her in death on November 12, 2009.
"Millie" was a homemaker and had farmed with her husband in the LaMotte area for many years.
"Millie" was a member of the Holy Rosary Church in LaMotte, and later a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Maquoketa. She enjoyed playing cards, especially euchre, crocheting, spending time with her family, and her trips to the casino.
"Millie" is survived by a daughter, Carol (Dale) Manderscheid of Maquoketa, IA; 3 grandchildren, Michael (Kathie) Manderscheid, Jennifer (Michael) Ambrosy and Tanya (Chad) Roeder; 8 great-grandchildren, Jacob, Jevin and Avery Manderscheid, Brandon and Hannah Ambrosy, and Camden, Mitchell and Madalyn Roeder; brothers, Raymond Roussel of Dubuque, IA, and Gerald (Bonnie) Roussel of Dubuque, IA; sisters, Mary (Albert) Nauman of Dubuque, IA, and Geraldine (Marion) Weist of LaMotte, IA; and a sister-in-law, Rita Roussel of Dubuque, IA. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and a sister.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be made to the Mildred M. "Millie" Bruck memorial fund.
The family wishes to thank the Maquoketa Rescue Squad, JCRHC, Finley Hospital and the nurses, and Dr. Brown and his staff at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Online condolences may be left at www.CarsonAndSon.com.