November 12, 1916 –  August 3, 2019

On the evening of August 3rd, Earline Virginia Bronson passed from this life into

the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Earline passed away at age102, at

home in the Bishop Care Center, accompanied by family members.

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Earline was born in Waterloo, Iowa on November 12, 1916 to Earl Hook and

Esther Woodruff Hook. Earline married Glen Edward Bronson on March 25, 1935.

Earline and Glen had two daughters, Carol and Glenola and a son, Gaylen. The

family moved to California in 1949. Earline moved to Big Pine in 1995 and was a

member of the First Baptist Church. She resided in the Bishop Care Center since

  1. Earline is survived by her daughter, Glenola Edwards and husband, Vernon;

Gaylen Bronson and wife, Patti. She is also survived by her devoted son-in-law,

Hank Schoenmeier. Earline had 9 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, and 22

great-great grandchildren. Earline was delighted to have a large family and was

always eager to welcome them to her home and of course there would be special

food treats for all who visited. She daily praised, honored and worshiped the Lord.

“Thy word is a lamp to my feet, and a light unto my path” Ps 119:105

Her family believes there was a special heavenly celebration as Earline is again

with loved ones who have proceeded her: Glen, her beloved husband of 57 years,

her daughter Carol Bronson Schoenmeier, her sister Dorhy Maiers, and her father

and mother. Earline’s remains will be cremated and no formal public service is


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