Jerome W. Bronner

Sep 2, 2020
Bronner Jerome


11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel 


Will be held one hour before the service at the funeral home.


Garden of Memories Cemetery with Graveside military rites conducted by Becker-Chapman American Legion Post #138, V.F.W. Post 1623 and the Iowa National Guard Honors Detail. 


may be directed to the American Cancer Society 4080 1st Ave NE #101, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402.


Jerome W. Bronner, 93, of Waterloo, died Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at his home.  He was born July 10, 1927 in Cresco the son of Rudolph and Agnes Citek Bronner.  He was a graduate of Cresco High School.

He married Donna Bublitz in June of 1953; they were later divorced. 

Jerome worked as a Heating and Cooling Specialist for over 30 years and then went to work for the school system, retiring at the age of 85.  He served in the U.S. Navy and Army during WWII.  He was a member of the V.F.W. Post 1623.

Survived by: a son, Randy Bronner of Woden; a daughter, Brenda Jordan of Cedar Falls and a brother, Leonard Bronner of Cresco.

Preceded in death by: his parents; a son, Bruce Allen Bronner; a daughter, Sharon Kay Bronner Brown; a brother, Raymond Bronner and two sisters, Grace Mason and Mildred Semelroth.

Jerome was proud to be an American and a Veteran.  He loved growing up on a farm and continued throughout his whole life working with the soil by vegetable and flower gardening.  He was very mechanical and could fix anything.  He loved his church and was a lifetime member of Trinity American Lutheran Church.  He enjoyed watching sports and loved the Packers.  He was glad to be on earth as long as he was.


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  1. Judy Bublitz | Sep 07, 2020

    phone 507 433 7216, 

    To Brenda and Randy & loved ones of Jerome, Sorry to hear of his passing and God be with you all at this time. Love, Aunt Judy Bublitz, Dan, Don, Darrin Grabau & Families. 

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