Dale Bruce Obituary, Death – Departed this life without incident on Friday, February 17, 2023 at the age of 83 at St. Mary’s Hospital in the city of San Francisco. He was the spouse of Barbara Jean Willson (whose maiden name was Gehl) for 63 years; she cherished and loved him. Respected and beloved father figure to Ruthann Collins (Tim), as well as to Jeff Willson (Melody). Grandfather to the devoted Jennifer Slykhuis (Dan), Samantha Rauscher (Rolando), Stephanie Rauscher (Brendan), Ryan Collins (Jessica), and Tyler Collins; Tyler Willson (Kassie), Kaytlin Willson (Ben); Chase, Desiree, and Tikila Collins; and Tyler Collins (Cody).
Sincerely, the great-grandfather of 15 great-grandchildren Thank you for your consideration. Dale was the only member of his family to have reached adulthood after he and his siblings had died. It was his brother David, sister Dianne, and brother Dennis who all passed away before he did. There has already been a cremation, which took place in private. Jennifer Knowlton Bruce, the woman he has been married to for the past 39 years and who he married on September 4, 1982, is the only person who has survived him.
They were married on September 4, 1982. In addition, he is survived by his stepsons Jay Montgomery, Darin Montgomery (Nicole), and Steve Montgomery (Lisa), as well as a number of grandchildren, his brother Fred Bruce, and an intimate family friend by the name of Liz Tymchak. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son Gregory Bruce, as well as several of his siblings. His parents had also passed away. His parents were the first to pass away. In accordance with his instructions, he will be cremated, and at a later date, a memorial service will be held to celebrate his life and pay tribute to his legacy.