Bruce Irvin Strand |

Bruce Irvin Strand

Bruce (BJ) Irvin Strand passed away suddenly on May 16, 2013 in DeBeque, Colorado. Bruce (BJ), a loving and devoted son of Irvin Bruce and Sylvia Strand, was born on Oct. 22, 1987 and Baptized in Denver, Colorado. He was Confirmed in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Bruce (BJ) is survived by his parents Irvin Bruce Strand and Sylvia (McLaughlin) Strand of Clearwater, FL; his grandfathers Irvin Strand of Mission, TX and W.A. McLaughlin of Clearwater, FL and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and second cousins. Bruce (BJ) is preceded in death by his grandmothers, Altabell Strand and Verna McLaughlin. At the time of his death, Bruce (BJ) was residing in Rifle where he had grown up, and was employed with American Windshield of Rifle. Bruce (BJ) will always be remembered for his smile, warm heart, his willingness to help everyone and his enormous love of life, living each day to the fullest. A Memorial Service will be held on June 3, 2013 at 3 p.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, with Rev. Edward Schmidt officiating, 652 East 5th Street, Rifle, Colorado.

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