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Bruce Alan Hatlestad

November 7, 1949 - February 15, 2014

Bruce Alan Hatlestad, 64, died Saturday February 15. Born 11/7/49 to Raymond Hatlestad and Anna Mae Petersen Hatlestad Sawatzky in Sioux City, IA. He attended school in Sioux Falls, SD and volunteered for the marines and served in Vietnam earning a purple heart. Bruce worked as a long haul driver and married Deborah Kyle on 7/21/75 in Sioux City, IA. They moved to Denver, CO where they have resided since 1979. Bruce is survived by his wife Debbie, son Kory and his wife Becky; two granddaughters Nichole and Chrystina; grandson Tristan all of Colorado; Daughter Tammy Jo of Idaho; Brother Ron and wife Auria of Texas; sister Sheila and Bill Julius of Sioux City; loving in-laws, nieces, and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, stepfather Walter Sawatzky; daughter Nicole; brother Richard and beloved aunts and uncles.

Arrangements under the direction of Olinger Highland Mortuary & Cemetery, Thornton, CO.

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"Kory your last message to Uncle Bruce made me cry again. Because I kind of know how you feel... I keep expecting him to message me on FB and telling me to..." Beth Martin (Winchester, CA)

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