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William H. "Bill" Bruce

Obituary for William H. "Bill" Bruce

April 29, 1931 - June 4, 2017
McHenry, Illinois | Age 86


William H. "Bill" Bruce, age 86, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017, in McHenry.

He was born April 29, 1931, to the late William J. and Henrietta (nee Fell) Bruce, in Cicero, IL. On April 14th, 1983, he married Judith Wevik-Lindwall. Bill served in the Korean War as a United States Navy Seabee. He co-owned Riveria Yacht Basin for over 30 years. He loved woodworking and making beautiful keepsakes. He enjoyed snowmobiling, gardening, traveling, and Nascar. Bill will be remembered for being a great storyteller. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his loving wife, Judith; children, Cindy Kennedy, Becky (David) Olds, Karl (Christine) Lindwall, and Neil (Marcie) Lindwall; grandchildren, Lucas, Echo, Katelyn, Jory, Aaron, and Kaitlyn; and many great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his siblings, Irene Horn of Fullerton, CA, and Kenneth Bruce of McHenry.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Bill Bruce, Jr.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. Funeral Service will begin at 4:00pm. Interment will be private.

For more information, visit or contact the funeral home at 815-385-0063.

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591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
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