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Gwendolyn "Gwen" F. Bramlet

June 7, 1925 - November 28, 2022

Gwendolyn “Gwen” F. Bramlet 97 ½, of Springfield died 3:45 am, Monday, November 28, 2022 at St. John’s Hospital. She was born June 7, 1925 in Springfield, to Louis and Lena Ray Steinkuehler, Sr. She married Edward P. Bramlet, Sr. on October 10, 1948 and he preceded her in death on October 30, 1991.

Also preceding her in death are her parents; two sons, Edward Bramlet, Jr. and Ray Bramlet; one daughter, Elizabeth Bramlet and one granddaughter, Grace Bramlet.

Survivors include five daughters, Claire Bramlet (John Senden) of St. Louis, MO, Janine Gregory of Las Vegas, NV, Anne (Jeff) Mullinax of Sacramento, CA, Susan Bramlet Lavin (Rick Lavin) of Springfield, Gwen Bramlet-Hecker (Mark Hecker) of Waterloo, IA; seven grandchildren, Ross, Emma, Richard, Claire, Susan, Janai and Deanna; one sister, Nancy Hodge of Boulder, CO and several nieces and nephews.

Gwen was very devoted to her faith and was an active member of Blessed Sacrament Church. She was a resident of Springfield all her life. She was an entrepreneur and owned Gwen Bramlet’s Dance Studio for 27 years and Gwen Bramlet’s Childrenswear for 13 years. After retirement she worked at Pease’s and Famous Barr.

She was always active and involved in her children’s schools; was a member of the Red Hat Society and wrote for the “Chit Chat” at the Presbyterian Home.

Visitation: 10 am – 11:45 am, Monday, December 5, 2022 at Blessed Sacrament Church.

Funeral Mass: 12 pm, Monday, December 5, 2022 at Blessed Sacrament Church with Reverend Jeff Grant officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

The family requests that all guests please wear masks and to wear bright colors because of Gwen’s love for color.

Memorial contributions may be made to Blessed Sacrament Church, Illinois Presbyterian Home, or donation for masses.

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, December 5, 2022

Time: 10:00 am - 11:45 am

Blessed Sacrament Church

Address:

1725 South Walnut Street, Springfield, IL, 62704

(217) 528-7521 Map


Service Information

Date: Monday, December 5, 2022

Time: 12:00 pm

Blessed Sacrament Church

Address:

1725 South Walnut Street, Springfield, IL, 62704

(217) 528-7521 Map


Cemetery Information

Calvary Cemetery

Address:

2001 N 1st St
Springfield, IL 62702

(217) 523-3726 Map


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Blessed Sacrament Church, Illinois Presbyterian Home, or donation for masses.


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