William Charles Bruce, 44, passed away April 16, 2006. Survived by his LOML, Kathy Bruce; children, Tanya (Ricky) Williams of Pueblo, Charles (Katie) Clementi of Pueblo, Catherine Bruce of Fort Huachuca, AZ and Savanna Bruce serving on the John F. Kennedy naval ship harbored at Jacksonville, FL; parents, Charles and Joyce Bruce of Redwood Falls, MN; brothers, Rodney (Cindy) Bruce of Minnesota and Sam (Lisa) Bear of Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Blaise Clementi, Samira Clementi and Tarick Williams; special family friend, Mary Prigmore; numerous nieces and nephews; his work family at Verizon Business, formerly MCI, and his church family at Park Hill Christian. Bill was born Aug. 16, 1961, in Ishpeming, MI. and served a term in the U.S. Army. Bill was a strapping 6'4' with a heart as grand as his height. He was known for his great sense of humor, his love for his family and his faith. Because of his passion for learning, he was a true erudite in every sense of the word. He lived and breathed computers and proudly referred to himself as a 'Computer Geek!' Viewing, today in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel from 3 to 7 p.m. with the family present to receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2006, at Park Hill Christian Church, 1401 E. 7 th St., with the Rev. Dr. Charlene Nimmo officiating. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans' Ritual Team and interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Those who desire may make memorials to Park Hill Christian Church for Spanish Ministry c/o Montgomery and Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. I am so sorry to hear about Bill. He and I had known each other for over 20 years and we had stopped to visit a few yrs back and we were driving thru CO. Again I am so sorry.

  2. Kathy,
    I am so sorry that I am just finding out about Bill. I wish I could have been there to see you through this hard time. Always remember he will never leave your heart. Love you.

  3. Even though I had not seen him in awhile, I know the world will be a little less colorful without Billy in it.

  4. Momfus,
    It’s hard to imagine a world without the smile and bright light of Bill. We know you’re strong, but the rest of your family and friends are here to lean on… call on us for anything! Love you!


  5. I worked with Bill at Verizon/MCI for several years. I was deeply saddened to hear of Bill’s passing. He touched many lives and will be missed by everyone who knew him.

  6. Kathy,
    Bill’s love for life and the joy he showed when learning something new will be missed by all of us who had the honor of teaching and knowing him. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Rose Vest
    Former Geography and History Instructor
    Pueblo Community College

  7. Cathy, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Bills’s bigger than life smile will be missed by all that knew him. Sandy and I hope that you will stop by and fill us in on how you are doing. With Love, Kaye and Sandy

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