Jeannette K Koster

  • Born: October 2, 1940
  • Died: November 23, 2018
  • Location: Monticello, Wisconsin

McDonald Funeral Home

505 1st Avenue
Sterling, IL 61081

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family


On Friday, November 23, 2018, Jeannette K. Koster (formerly Jeannette K. Bruns, Nee Jeannette K. Hinrichs), was welcomed home to the Lord. She was born on October 2, 1940.

Jean's strong faith carried her through her struggles and blessed her with a large and loving family. She was a talented artist, incredible cook and an avid gardener. She loved collecting antiques and reading books.

She is survived by her children, Bob (Lisa) Bruns, Beth (Jim) Jordan, Tim (Dee) Bruns and Dave (Shannon) Bruns. Her sisters, Donna (Ken) Scott, Roslyn (Wayne) Frasu and Ronda Saunders. Her beloved sister-in-laws, Mary Jane Hinrichs, Susie Hinrichs, Angie Geiseman and Virginia Hinrichs.

Jean felt especially blessed by her 9 grandchildren, Hannah, Ashley, Abbi, Adam, Aric, Claire, Niki, Katy and Krissy along with 7 great grandchildren.

She was welcomed into heaven by her parents, Alva and Leo Hinrichs and stepfather, Donald McFadden, as well as, her husbands, Robert Bruns, Dan Richmond and Wesley Koster and her siblings, Alvin, Bob, Leola, Eileen, Dean, Dale, Pat, Diann and Donald and her beloved dog, Tuffy.

Jean will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by her family and friends.

Visitation will be Friday, November 30, 2018 from 10:00-11:00 A.M. at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church in Sterling. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 A.M. at the church with Reverend Brandon Nelson, officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Jude Children's Hospital in Jeannette's memory.