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Bruce A. Wilson, 59 years old, passed away at 9:40 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019 at the V.A. Northern Indiana Health Care System in Fort Wayne, IN. Bruce was born on May 5, 1959 in South Bend and has remained a lifelong resident. He served his country with the United States Army as a mechanic in Germany, worked as a mechanic as an occupation, and more recently with Safari Lawn Service. Bruce was educated at the Brethren Christian Jr./Sr. High School in Osceola and attended Ivy Tech College. He practiced the Baptist faith and was a member of the Michiana Aquatic Society.
Bruce is survived by his mother, Jane (Gleason) Wilson of South Bend; sister, Rebecca “Becky” (Steve) Williams of Macy, IN; sister-in-law, Linda Wilson of Weaver, AL; nephews, Zachary, Andrew and Daniel Williams, and Charles “Chuck” Wilson and family; niece, Melissa Wilson-Casey and her family; cousins, David, Doug, and Susan Daron, and Barbara Mock and their families. Bruce was preceded in death by his father, Charles P. Wilson and brother, Crist Wilson.
Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel, 3718 S. Michigan Street, South Bend. Pastor Vito Rulli will officiate. Friends may visit with the family from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. A military graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday at Southlawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Bruce A. Wilson may be donated to Palmer Funeral Home, 3718 S. Michigan Street, South Bend, IN 46614. Online condolences may be offered to Bruce’s family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.
Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel
3718 S. Michigan St., South Bend IN 46614