Details for Rosemary Bruce
February 16, 1936 - March 10, 2018
Milton, WI -- Rosemary Bruce, age 82, of Milton, WI, passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison, WI on Saturday, March 10, 2018. Rosemary was born on February 16, 1936 in Marshfield, WI to the late William and Patricia Tessmer of Junction City, WI. Rosemary grew up in Junction City. She graduated from PJ Jacobs High School in Stevens Point, WI in 1954. She earned an LPN degree in Madison in 1956. Rosemary later earned her RN degree from Blackhawk Technical Institute in May, 1981. Rosemary worked at Rock Haven Health Center (Janesville, WI) for many years. She married Nathan W. Bruce (Babcock, WI) in a small ceremony in Dubuque, IA on May 28, 1960. She was happily married to Nathan for 57+ years. Nathan and Rosemary raised four sons: Mark (spouse, Lisa), Todd (deceased July, 2016), Sean (spouse, Shannon), and Nate. She was a devoted wife and mother, beloved sister and aunt, and a loving friend to many. Rosemary had a heart of gold, served others unselfishly, loved her Father and Savior, and enjoyed gardening, reading, music, completing word search puzzles, time with her husband, and her family.
Rosemary is survived by her husband; three sons; and five grandsons: Jacob, Joseph, Jonah, Eli, and Ben Bruce; as well as her sisters: Peggy, Nancy, and Sharon; brothers, Bill and Jim; and her brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Todd; sister, Judie; and brother-in-law, Virgil.
Visitation will be held on Monday, March 19, at 10 a.m. at Cargill United Methodist Church, 2000 Wesley Avenue, Janesville, WI. Pastor Susan Lockman will officiate the funeral at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at City of Milton Municipal Cemetery. Albrecht Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, LLC is proudly serving the Bruce family.
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