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April 27, 2017 Obituaries - Elvera Grace Brenneman
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Elvera Grace Brenneman

1919 - 2017

Elvera Grace (Earnest) Brenneman, age 98 of Lubbock, Texas went home to be with our Heavenly Father early Sunday morning, April 23, 2017. A private family celebration of her life will be at a later date. Inurnment will be at Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, California.

Elvera was born on January 25, 1919, in Milford, Neb., the daughter of Chris and Lucinda (Hershberger) Earnest. She was united in marriage to Paul M. Brenneman in Kalona, Iowa on December 31, 1941.

They lived most of their life in Kalona and Washington, Iowa. Upon Paul’s retirement, they moved to Orange, Calif.

In 1984 they moved to Lubbock, Texas.

Survivors include daughters: Cynthia (Lanny) Shearer and Celia (Kevin) Kenny; her dearly loved grandchildren: Seth (Whitney) Kenny, Bethany Kenny, Japheth Kenny, Nethaniel Kenny, Rethel Kenny; and great-grandson Oliver Kenny all of Lubbock, Texas; many nieces and nephews.

Preceding Elvera in death were her parents; husband: Paul; son: Gregory Paul; son-in-law: Stephen (Cynthia) Jansen; brother: Norman Earnest; and sisters: Virgie Miller and Hazel Conklin.

Arrangements are under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, Texas.

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