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Ethel Claire Armbruster

November 16, 1930 ~ January 27, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old


Ethel Claire Armbruster, a beacon of love and kindness, passed away peacefully on January 27, 2024, in Temecula, California, at the age of 93. Born on November 16, 1930, in Norfolk, Nebraska, Ethel's life was a tapestry of warm memories and enduring relationships.

Ethel, as she was affectionately known by her friends and family, was a woman of extraordinary character and a heart full of compassion. Her radiant smile and friendly demeanor were her trademarks, leaving a lasting impression on everyone she met.

Throughout her life, Ethel cultivated a home filled with laughter, love, and the smell of her favorite recipes. She was the cherished matriarch of her family, which includes her five children, Steven, Bill, Lyn, Jennifer, and Julie, her eleven grandchildren, and Twelve great-grandchildren. Ethel's role as a mother and grandmother was the most treasured part of her life, and her guidance and wisdom will live on through the generations.

Ethel's interests were as diverse as they were engaging. An avid reader, she found solace in the pages of countless books, which were her companions in her quiet moments. Her hands were rarely still, as she delighted in crocheting beautiful creations for her loved ones and working on puzzles that challenged her sharp mind. Moreover, Ethel had a passion for genealogy, meticulously tracing her family roots and preserving her heritage for future generations.

Her strength and resilience were as evident as her gentle spirit. Ethel faced life's challenges with unwavering courage and grace, inspiring those around her to do the same. Her legacy is not only in the works she left behind but also in the lives she touched with her boundless love and generosity.

Ethel's departure leaves behind a void that cannot be filled, yet her spirit remains a guiding light for her family and friends. She was the epitome of what it means to be loving, kind, and friendly, and her influence will be felt for years to come.

As we bid farewell to Ethel Claire Armbruster, we celebrate a life well-lived, a journey well-traveled, and a woman well-loved. Her memory will be cherished and kept alive in the stories shared, the traditions continued, and the love that she fostered in all of us. Ethel's beautiful tapestry of life will continue to inspire and guide us, as we hold her close in our hearts forever.

Ethel's family will gather to honor her remarkable life and the immeasurable joy she brought into their world. Her legacy of love, strength, and family will be her lasting gift to all who knew her. We take comfort in knowing that Ethel's story does not end here, for her spirit will always be with us, knitting us together in love and remembrance.


February 12, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Evans Brown Mortuary -Sun City
27010 Encanto Dr
Sun City, CA 92585

Funeral Mass
February 13, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Catherine of Alexandria
41875 C St.
Temecula, CA 92592

February 13, 2024

11:00 AM
Temecula Cemetery
29750 Santiago Rd.
Temecula, CA


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