Brona L. Lodermeier, 81, a lifelong resident of Goodhue, died at home surrounded by family on November 3, 2017.
Brona was born on August 13, 1936, in Red Wing, the daughter of Glen and Phyllis (Buck) Bartlett. She married Jerome Lodermeier on January 3, 1953, at St. Columbkill Catholic Church in Belle Creek.
Along with raising her seven children, she drove school bus for O'Reilly Bus and then became a bookkeeper for her sons' business, Roy-n-Al's Auto Service, from where she retired. She truly loved being part of this community where she was able to give back in many ways. She loved spending time with her family and especially with her grandchildren and great grandchildren no matter what celebration or event was occurring.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church as well as the Council of Catholic Women and the St. Columbkill/Holy Trinity Cemetery board. In addition, she was a long time member of the Goodhue Lioness Club.
She is survived by her children, Deanna (Larry) Voth of Red Wing, Alan (Maureen) and Leroy (Judy), all of Goodhue, Beth (Ted) Thorson of Dayton, MN, Michael (Dorothy) of Goodhue, Steven (Marla) of Zumbrota, and Susan (Dave) Klicka of Cannon Falls; 16 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren; three step grandchildren and one step great-grandson; brother, Lyle (Carolyn) Bartlett of Zumbrota; loving in-laws; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Jerome, on December 22, 1999.
Mass of Christian Burial was on Tuesday, November 7, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Goodhue. Interment followed at St. Columbkill/Holy Trinity Cemetery, Belle Creek. Active pallbearers were her eight grandsons, and honorary pallbearers were her eight granddaughters.
Online condolences may be directed to www.LundbergFuneral.com.