Barbara M. Drusen, age 94, passed away on Monday, January 20, 2014, at Wheaton Franciscan – All Saints Medical Center. Barbara was born in Racine on August 24, 1919, daughter of the late Charles and Eva (Nee: Robinson) Steele.
On January 25, 1941, in Racine she was united in marriage to Paul E. Drusen, who preceded her in death on April 3, 1982. She and her husband owned and operated Paul’s Office for many years until their retirement in 1977. Barbara was a lifetime member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed.
Survivors include her children, Michael P. Drusen and Deborah Bruno; her three grandchildren, Brian Drusen, Jennifer Lema and David Bruno; three great-grandchildren, Brittaney, Haily and Ryanna; her great-great-granddaughter, Eva; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Rebecca Bruno; brothers, Donald and Malcom; sisters, Florence Christensen, Dorothy Jensen and Eleanor Steele.
A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Robert Lambert officiating. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Wednesday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Memorials to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church have been suggested.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888