Dateline – Hoisington
Robert Wm. Bruce, Sr., 83, of Hoisington, Kansas, died July 2, 2019, at home with his family by his side.
He was born January 4, 1936, in Richmond, California, to William and Henrietta (Hokemeyer) Bruce. He married Kathleen M. Kennedy on November 1, 1974, in Ness City, Kansas.
He enjoyed visiting , going to the casino, playing cards with friends, and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Kathleen; one son, Robert Wm. Bruce, Jr. and wife Teresa of Hoisington, two daughters, Helen Brown of Hemet, California, and Betty Bergman and husband Ken of Peck, Idaho; special friend, Tina Sisson; 15 grandchildren and soon to be 10 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Linda Walker, one son, Christopher Bruce, and one grandson, Seth Contreras.
Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life Service will be announced at a later date. Inurnment will be in Minnesota.
Memorials may be made to the Robert Wm. Bruce, Sr. Memorial Fund, in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, PO Box 146, Hoisington, KS 67544.