Julia (Bruemmer) Long, 56


Julia (Bruemmer) Long, 56, of Kirkwood, MO, died on Jan. 5, 2022, following a lengthy illness.

Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, at Bopp Chapel in Kirkwood, MO. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, at St. Francis Xavier College Church in St. Louis.

She was born on Jan. 8, 1965, to William and Estelle (Krebs) Bruemmer of Hillsboro, and graduated from Hillsboro High School with the class of 1983.  She graduated from Case Western Reserve with a degree in accounting followed by a law degree (JD) from St. Louis University.  She practiced law for several years and enjoyed accounting projects for non-profit organizations.

In 2017, she and her husband formed a non-profit organization named One Spirit Engineering where her legacy will spread across the world. She was very involved with St. Francis Xavier College Church and St. Gerard Majella in Kirkwood, MO.

As a loving Christian, she was a deeply compassionate, empathetic and selfless soul. While she preferred to serve without fanfare, her sensitivity to friends, family, and anyone in need was abundant and touched many lives. She tenderheartedly discerned needs and gladly intervened on others’ behalf.

She leaves her husband of 24 years, Steve Long, of Kirkwood, MO; her mother, Estelle Bruemmer of Hillsboro; brothers David (Dala) Bruemmer of Syracuse, IN, and Kevin (Kate) Bruemmer, of Bloomington; and nieces and nephews Jack, Eliza, and Josie Bruemmer, all of Bloomington.

She was preceded in death by her father in 2013.

In lieu of flowers, her favorite charities were Food for the Poor and One Spirit Engineering.