Bremner Alvena S. Bremner (Sweeney) 93, native of Wilmette, IL & most recently of St. Therese Home. Preceded in death by first husband, John A. Sweeney & second husband, Aloysious Bremner & step-son, Brian R. Bremner. Survived by son, Hugh A. (Susanne) Sweeney; grandchildren, Kevin (Barbara), Dennis (Kiyomi), Michael (Derenda), Kathleen (Christopher) Taylor; great-grandchildren, Jack A. Sweeney, Henry P. Sweeney, Alexander P. Taylor; stepdaughter, Laurie (Anthony) Quirini & many step-grandchildren, nieces, nephews & friends. Alvena was the secretary to the Dean of the Liberal Arts College & later the secretary to the President of Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (1954-1973). She was the past president of Loyola University Women's Club, Chicago & a transcriber & volunteer for 12 years for the Hadley School for the Blind & active in other roles & charitable functions. She was a devout volunteer at St. Therese Home where she ran the library, was a lector & dedicated her time to visiting residents. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday 10 am, Kapala-Glodek-Malone, 7800 Bass Lake Road, New Hope with visitation one hour prior. Intement All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to St. Therese's Foundation, 8000 Bass Lake Rd, New Hope, MN 55428. Kapala-Glodek-Malone 763-535-4112

Published on January 8, 2002

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