Tonya Sue (Risinger) Bruscher, 29, of Brunsville, Iowa passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020 following a motor vehicle accident near Jefferson, South Dakota. Funeral services will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Rev. Shawn Brooks will officiate. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the funeral home on Thursday prior to the service. Expressions of sympathy may be directly through www.mauerjohnsofh.com
Tonya Sue (Risinger) Bruscher was born on January 12, 1991 in Longmont, Colorado to Lyle and Christina (Rocha) Risinger. She grew up in Iowa City, IA before moving to Le Mars in 2003. She graduated from Le Mars Community High School in 2009. Following high school, Tonya worked as a CNA at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, Verizon Wireless in sales, Central Valley Ag in Oyens in accounting before being drawn back to her calling of helping people as an EMT. Tonya was presently employed with Midwest Medical as an EMT as well as taking classes at the School of EMS in Omaha, Nebraska to earn a Paramedic Certificate. She was scheduled to graduate in April of 2021.
On March 14, 2013, Tonya and Chris Bruscher were united in marriage at Las Vegas, Nevada. They made their home in Brunsville, Iowa. A busy mother of 5, Tonya’s life centered on her family and her marriage. She followed her daughters in dance classes and her son in 4-H. She also spent over two weeks in New York assisting with the Covid-19 pandemic.
Tonya will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Chris Bruscher and her children, Brayden, Dax, Brecca, Dessa and Brenten all of Brunsville, IA; her mother and her husband, Christina and Glen Delperdang of Le Mars, IA; her father and his wife, Lyle and Therese Risinger of Dakota City, Nebraska; mother-and father-in-law, Stacey and Kevin Bruscher of Le Mars, IA; a sister, Kayla Andal of Norfolk, NE; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents; Joe and Amy Rocha and Rex and Gladys Risinger.