Jerome Thomas Bruce was born March 13, 1958 in Edina to Donald and Hariette (Kolsrud) Bruce. He was raised in Bloomington and graduated from Kennedy High School, Class of 1976. Jerome has lived in Cambridge since 1993. He was employed as HSST in the METO Program for the State of Minnesota. He was a member of the Fish House in Cambridge and was currently attending Equipped for Life Biblical Training School. Jerome was an avid sportsman and enjoyed sports of all kinds, playing in the church softball league and fishing.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by 1 brother, Gary. Jerome is survived by his son, Ben (Melissa) Bruce of Cambridge; former wife, Barb Bruce of Cambridge; 1 sister, Sandra (Greg) Gleisner of Mequon, Wisconsin; 1 niece; 2 nephews, 1 aunt, 1 uncle; and by many friends.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2011 at the Fish House in Cambridge with Rev. Howard McCray officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to the care of Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel.