Bruce R. Anderson was born on March 20, 1925 in Fairfield Township, Michigan and died on September 8, 2012. He proudly served his country during World War II in the United States Navy. After graduating from Michigan State University with a degree in engineering, he worked for many years with American Standard, then later in life as a real estate agent.
Bruce is the loving husband of Adelaide and the beloved father of Mary Ellen (Bill) Blaine, Stephen (Cheryl) Anderson, Carol (Larry) Hutcherson, Janet (Mark) Pikulik and the late Dolores. He is the grandfather of Melissa, Josh, Auston, Matt, Sarah, Jeremy, Natalie, Rachel, Amy, Larry and Katherine and the great grandfather of Jeweli, Tyler, Kayla, Jacob, Nathaniel and Connor. Bruce is the brother of the late Irwyn and brother-in-law of Rosella and Joan and the late Romilda, Mary Ann and Dorothy.
Friends may visit Bruce's family on Tuesday September 11, 2012 from 2 pm until 9 pm and his funeral service will be held during the visitation at 6:30 pm at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 W. Six Mile, Livonia, Michigan 48152. The funeral home is located on the north side of W. Six Mile, east of I-275 and Newburgh Road.
Committal and Navy Military Funeral Honors Service will be held at 11:30 am on Friday September 21, 2012 at Great Lakes National Cemetery, located at 420 Belford Road in Holly, Michigan 48442.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gleaner's Food Bank or to Catholic Relief Services:
Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan
Detroit, Michigan 48207
Catholic Relief Services
228 W. Lexington St.
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-3443