Amy “Grace” (Sprang) Brueshaber

Posted on September 25, 2020

Amy “Grace” (Sprang) Brueshaber 93

formerly of Kenton


Funeral Services for Amy Grace Brueshaber will be private. Burial will follow at Grove Cemetery. The Price-McElroy Funeral Home in Kenton is assisting the family with arrangements.

She passed away at the Green Hills Community in West Liberty on 23 September 2020. Grace was born and raised three miles east of Foraker, Hardin County, Ohio where she would live for the next forty four years.

The daughter of the late Fred Guy and Amy (Holmes) Sprang, she is survived by four children: Daniel (Brenda) Brueshaber, Kenneth (Karen) Brueshaber, Larry Brueshaber, and Patricia (Ed) Snyder along with six grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.

Amy “Grace” Brueshaber was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years – Robert W. Brueshaber. She was also preceded in death by her sisters: Aurelia “Rilla” Iva Leonard, Nettie Mildred Sprang, Emily Bahr and brothers: Irvin Sprang, Cornelius “Austin” Sprang, John “Carl” Sprang and Fred Guy Sprang II.

Grace would start her education at the Shingle One-Room-SchoolHouse. Upon the closing of the Shingle School she would be bused to Hardin Central then finally attending the new High School (now the Kenton Middle School) where she would graduate in 1944. Upon graduation, Grace would continue her education at the Bethesda School of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio where she graduated on the 5th of February 1949. Grace continued her education in 1973 and on the 1st of January 1974 would receive her certification as a Physician Assistant and on the 13th of December 1974 would receive her certification as a Pediatric Nurse Associate.

While doing her Nurses Training at the Toledo Hospital, Grace would meet her future husband (Robert W. Brueshaber) and on the 18th of June 1949 they were married at her parents’ house.

After graduation, Grace would gain employment at the Hardin Memorial Hospital, Kenton, Ohio. She worked at the hospital for seventeen years before leaving the hospital to join the practice at a Doctor’s Office in Kenton where she would remain until she retired.

Grace was a strong member of the church where she would teach Sunday School classes, serve as a Church Board Member, and assist with church functions. Grace and her family enjoyed camping and travelling. During her lifetime she and her husband would visit many states including Alaska and several countries in Europe. Along with camping, she enjoyed needle work where she would knit, embroider and stitch patch-work quilts in her free time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hardin Memorial Hospital Foundation.

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