- 69 years old
- Date of birth: Jan 10, 1943
- Place of birth:
Alliance, Nebraska, United States
- Date of passing: Mar 9, 2012
- Place of passing:
Independence, Missouri, United States
|Let the memory of Herman Bruce be with us forever|
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Herman Bruce Spaur, 69, who passed away on March 9, 2012, at his home in Independence, MO, with his family by his side.
Bruce was born January 10, 1943, in Alliance, NE, to Cecil and Barbara Spaur of Bridgeport, NE. He attended school in Bridgeport before serving in the United States Air Force.
Bruce was united in marriage to Diane C. Meng of Alliance, NE, on May 22, 1965, in Hot Springs, SD. Bruce & Diane moved to Independence, MO in 1969, where they made their home & raised their family. Bruce retired from Lipton Tea in 1999 after 30 years of service. He was a member of the Boy Scouts of America, American Legion, and St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Independence, MO.
Bruce is survived by his wife of 46 years, Diane C. Spaur, of Independence, MO, his daughter and son-in-law, Tracie and Dennis Stanley of Independence, MO, his son and daughter-in-law, Benjamin and Sarah Spaur of Raymore, MO, three sisters, Shari Lyons of Oshkosh, NE, Barbara Strick of Ft. Collins, CO, Suse Ann Hansen of Bridgeport, NE, one sister-in-law, Ava Spaur of Bridgeport, NE, three grandchildren, three step grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Bruce was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Barbara Spaur, his brothers, Lewis, Bob, and Donald Spaur-all of Bridgeport, NE.
Visitation & Funeral Liturgy were held March 12 & 13, 2012 at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Independence, MO.
Interment at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, MO.
"Uncle Bruce was one one of the most loving and caring men i ever knew and he will be greatly missed."
"I love you uncle Bruce. I know you did your best to beat this cancer. Hugs and Kisses you will never be forgotten. Your funeral was a nice one. I just wish we had more time with you but you aren't in anymore pain. I will see you again one day. Layla is a cutie pie."
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