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Glennis A. (McNaught) Brunner

April 1, 1932 ~ September 23, 2022 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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Glennis A. Brunner, 90, of Metamora, IL, formerly of Peoria, IL, passed away at 9:12 am on Friday, September 23, 2022 at her residence at Snyder Village in Metamora.

She was born on April 1, 1932, in Temperance, MI, to Claude R. and May B. (Wilsey) McNaught. She married William S. “Bill” Brunner on November 26, 1953 in Kewanee, IL and they lived in the Peoria area all their married life. He passed away on February 19, 2022.

Surviving are three daughters, Elizabeth (David) Kacynski of Thompson Station, TN, Suzanne (Gregg) Hidden of Omaha, NE, and Janet (Steven) Slape of Phoenix, Arizona; eight grandchildren, Jake, Mike, and Andrew Kacynski, Alison and Mitchell Hidden, and Molly, Heather, and Billy Slape; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Kathy Griffin of Florida; one brother, Michael (Mary Sue) McNaught of North Carolina; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Daniel Brunner, great-granddaughter, Amy Wallace, brother, Dean McNaught, and sisters, Betty Brown and Joyce Harris.

Glennis grew up in Kewanee, IL and graduated from Kewanee High School in 1950. She graduated from Galesburg Cottage Hospital School of Nursing in Galesburg, IL in 1953. Glennis spent most of her working years in the operating room at Methodist Hospital in Peoria and retired from there in 1984.

She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Peoria for many years. Glennis joined Willow Hill United Methodist Church when she moved to Snyder Village. She loved her family very much and was so proud of all they accomplished. Glennis loved to oil paint and took art classes at ICC. She painted many paintings from the photos her husband took of the many places they traveled in the United States. She loved living at Snyder Village and was involved in the many activities there.

Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at Mason Funeral Home Metamora Chapel with Pastor Nicole Cox officiating. Visitation will be held from 11:00 am until service time, also on Wednesday at the funeral home. A private family graveside service to follow in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Willow Hill United Methodist Church, 304 East Far Hills Drive, East Peoria, IL 61611 or to the Snyder Village Residents in Need Fund, 1200 East Partridge Street, Metamora, IL 61548. Online condolences at


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September 28, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Mason Funeral Home Metamora Chapel
219 East Partridge Street
Metamora, IL 61548

Funeral Service
September 28, 2022

12:00 PM
Mason Funeral Home Metamora Chapel
219 East Partridge Street
Metamora, IL 61548


Snyder Village Residents in Need Fund
1200 East Partridge Street, Metamora IL 61548

Willow Hill United Methodist Church
304 East Far Hills Drive, East Peoria IL 61611


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