Bruce N. Cramb

bruce cramb

May 1, 1920 ~ November 9, 2012

Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Bruce N. Cramb, 92, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 9, 2012. Bruce was born May 1, 1920, in Two Buttes, Colo. to George Brown Cramb (who came from Scotland as a young man) and to Lillian Irene Cramb. He was named after Sir Robert Bruce. He is survived by his wife, Donna D. Cramb; step-children, Carla J. (Alex) Howard, Douglas S. (Ginger) Veltri; son-in-law, Don Stegman; grandson, Jeff (Leslie) Hawkins and their son, Brayden; grandson, Scott (Laura) Stegman; and granddaughter, Kara (Jerry) Nye; Bruce and Donna's extended family, grandchildren, Cody Jackson, Francis Blackford, John Blackford, Dell Veltri, Virginia Veltri; great-grandchildren from both sides of the family; two nephews, Mickey (Judy) Scarpella and David (Madeline) LoSasso; two nieces, Patricia (Bill) Confer and Barbara Reed; many friends; as well as his church family (all of whom were important to him). Bruce was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Beryle Cramb; daughter, Joyce Stegman; three younger sisters, Marjorie Scarpella, Roberta Gonzales and Elaine LoSasso. Part of Bruce's life was in southeastern Colorado, Lamar, Independence, Kansas and later in Pueblo. Before his retirement, he was General Manager of Valco Concrete, Sand and Gravel Company. He held several management positions with other companies prior to his seventeen-year tenure with Valco. Bruce was a World War II veteran serving in the Coast Guard until he was honorably discharged in Nov. of 1945. He was also honored as a 50 year Mason in Lamar, a member and past President of the Lamar Lion's Club and a member of the Rotary Club of Pueblo. He loved to play golf and enjoyed watching sports, especially the Broncos and the Rockies. He played baseball as a young man. He and his wife Donna shared many trips together including one to Scotland to see his fathers' birthplace. He was also a loyal member of the First United Methodist Church in Pueblo. Bruce was a kind and gentle man - a true gentleman. He had a good sense of humor and was honest and very knowledgeable about current events. He had an incredible will to live even after many health challenges. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of his life, 10 a.m. Sat. Nov. 17, 2012, at First United Methodist Church, 10th and Court. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church or Sangre de Cristo Hospice through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences,

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  1. My Dear Uncle Bruce,
    I think of you often, always with such love and admiration. You will always be in my heart! Loving you from a distance. Your Niece, Barbara.

  2. Donna and Family: We will continue to pray that our Heavenly Father will carry you through these tumultous days. Bruce led a very fulfilling life that included all of his famiy and friends. We know how much he will be missed! He was a kind and gentile soul who was warm to everyone! He appreciated the goodness in people!

    He is sitting at the right hand of our Dear Lord and one day we will see him again! He is up in heaven with the Burbach’s, probably playing cribbage!
    Donna if you need anything at all – please call me! Yolie Burbach-Hendrex

  3. Donna and Family, Our prayers are with you all. Bruce was a wonderful man and is missed by all of us. God’s confort be with you.

    Rose Vest

  4. Carla and All Family, Our thoughts,prayers, and love with each of you. Bruce such a kind man to the Smith Family while living in Pueblo.. We were so blessed. Our Deepest sympathy in your loss, Bobby, Bonnie, and Dr. David Smith

  5. Uncle Bruce, the world will never sparkle quite the same without you. You will be missed beyond measure, thank you for being of THE finest men I have ever had the privilege to know.

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