Isabel was born Feb. 24, 1930, to Gus and Ina Bruns.
Isabel graduated from Golden High School. She married Louis Reuschel on Oct. 29, 1950. Their 63-year marriage produced three children, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She assisted her husband Louis with running the family farm, worked 10 years as a cook at Golden Grade School, and 20 years in assembly at Methode in Golden. She was a great cook and gardener, enjoyed collecting dolls, attending music festivals, dancing, caring for and entertaining friends and spending time with family. She loved the Lord, was a faithful member of Trinity Lutheran Church and was active in their Ladies Guild.
Surviving are her husband, Louis; her sister, Jeanette (Mike) VanMeter of Lewistown, Mo.; her daughter, Linda (Greg) Schuchmann of Omaha, Neb.; grandchildren Chad Schuchmann, and Nachelle Mercer; great-grandchildren Caleb and Berkley Schuchmann, Melani Smith and Thierry and Isabel Mercer; her son-in-law, Randy Hess, of Omaha; grandchildren Corey Hess and Ellie Barko; great-grandchildren Emerson and Montgomery Hess; her son, Jeff (Teri) Reuschel of Golden; grandson Andrew Reuschel; her sister-in-law, Valera Bruns; and several nieces and nephews.
Isabel was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Brenda Hess; and her brother, Merle Bruns.
SERVICES: 11 a.m. Saturday in Trinity Lutheran Church, Golden, with Pastor David Armstrong-Reiner conducting.
VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday in the church.
MEMORIALS: Trinity Lutheran Church. Memorials will support work in global livestock, fresh water, health care. small business, agriculture, international emergencies and church growth.
ARRANGEMENTS: Hunter Funeral Home, Golden.