Bruce Craig Walters

Bruce Craig Walters

Bruce C. Walters of North Branch, formerly of Woodbine, Iowa, passed away suddenly at his home on May 11, 2014 at the age of 64.
Bruce was born April 20, 1950, in Des Moines, Iowa. He grew up in Guthrie Center, Iowa and graduated from high school there in 1968. He attended college at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. He met and married Rebecca Larson on August 29, 1970. The couple moved to Woodbine, Iowa, where he was the Superintendent for the Municipal Utilities. In 1985, the family moved to North Branch, Minnesota, where Bruce was employed in a similar position until 2005.
Bruce enjoyed traveling, fishing at the couples cabin in Canada and woodworking projects. He also loved to read and work on home improvement projects.
Bruce is survived by his wife Becky, daughter Brenda (Dale) Stomberg of Braham, son Bill (Rachelle) Walters of Leadville, Colorado; grandchildren: Samuel, Zachary, Nathaniel and Joseph; mother Naida Walters of Guthrie Center, Iowa; sister Lori (Carl) Bracken of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, brother Dan (Bev) Walters of Thor, Iowa; mother-in-law Judith Larson of Missouri Valley, Iowa and other relatives and friends.
Bruce was preceded in death by his father William Walters and father-in-law Wayne Larson.
A time of visitation and reviewal was held Wednesday, May 14, 2014 from 5-8 p.m. concluding with a funeral service at 8 p.m. at the Olson Chapel in Rush City with Pastor Lynn Sahr officiating. Music was provided by Pat Stenmo.
Active casket bearers were Bill Walters, Dale Stomberg, Carl Bracken, Mike Walters, Paul Myers and Ron Benton. Honorary casket bearers were his grandsons Nate, Sam, Zach and Joe. The interment was in Union Cemetery, Guthrie Center, Iowa.
Funeral arrangements for Bruce Walters of North Branch were entrusted to the: Funeral and Cremation Service of Rush City, Olson Chapel. www.funeralandcremationservice.com

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