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Edana Bruder

July 21, 1930 ~ June 18, 2019 (age 88)


Edana (Dina) C. Bruder, 88, died peacefully on June 18th after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

She was born on July 21, 1930, in Akron, Ohio. She graduated from Kenmore High School in Akron and received her Bachelor’s degree from Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio. She married the love of her life, James (Jim) Bruder, and together they raised three children. A loving mother and dedicated housewife, she was devoted to her family and her faith. After retirement, Dina and Jim spent many enjoyable years traveling throughout the United States in their RV.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim, in 2006 and her parents, Gladys and Roscoe Leach. She is survived by her son, Mark (Beverly) of San Diego, Calif.; daughter, Jana (David) McClish of Akron; son, John (Suzanne) of Doylestown; and grandchildren, Adam, Sean, Andrew, Kaitlin, Matthew, and Aaron.

Friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd., on Friday, June 21st from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Services will be held at Harvest Presbyterian Church, 1095 E. Reagan Parkway, Medina, OH 44256, on Saturday, June 22nd, at 11:00 a.m., with Dr. David Wallover officiating. Interment following at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Edana’s name to the Alzheimers’ Association, Greater East Ohio Area Chapter, 70 W. Streetsboro St., Ste. 201, Hudson, OH 44236, or to the charity of your choice.

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June 21, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bacher Funeral Home
3326 Manchester Rd
Akron, OH 44319

Funeral Service
June 22, 2019

11:00 AM
Harvest Presbyterian Church
1095 E. Reagan Parkway
Medina, OH 44256


Alzheimers Association Greater East Ohio
70 W. Streetsboro St., Suite 201, Hudson OH 44236
Web: https://www.alz.org/akroncantonyoungstown

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