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Miller resident, 62 KEARNEY - David C. "California Dave" Bruce, 62, of Miller died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Private family services will be later. Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney is in charge of arrangements. He was born July 26, 1950, in Ventura, Calif., to Edwin and Lorece (McDonald) Bruce. On May 4, 2007, he married Deborah Morton in Lexington. Survivors include his wife, Deborah Morton-Bruce; daughter, Tammy Morgan and her husband, Rick, of Roswell, N.M.; brothers, Gary Bruce and Rory Bruce, both of Ventura, and Richard Bruce and his wife, Pearl, of San Bernardino, Calif.; sisters, Carolyn Cain of Lompoc, Calif., Sue Powell and her husband, Paul, of Shawnee, Okla., Lorece Strong and Bernice Machester and her husband, Kirk, all of Ventura, and Mary Bruce of Grand Island; grandchildren, Jordan, Jaycee, Jaymee, Jessica and her husband, Kyle, and Ricky; and great-grandson, C.J. He graduated from Ventura High School. David's passion was working on cars and fishing, and he was an avid NASCAR fan. He was also a loving husband, brother and daddy. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Chris and Edwin Bruce. Memorials are suggested to be sent to the family at P.O. Box 64, Miller, NE 68858. Visit www.hlmk funeral.com to leave a message of condolence, tribute or memory.
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