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Service: St. John's Lutheran Church, Webster
  Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 10 a.m.
Visitation: The Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault
  Friday, May 10, 2013 from 4 to 7 p.m.

Bruce Allen Meinke, age 63, of Faribault, died on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Memorial services will be held at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, Webster, on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. with the Reverend Donavon Riley officiating. Interment will be at the St. Johnís Church Cemetery, Webster.

Memorial visitation will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault, on Friday, May 10, 2013 from 4 to 7 p.m. and also at the church for one hour prior to the services on Saturday.

Bruce Allen, the son of Wilford and LaVer (Matthees) Meinke, was born October 12, 1949 in Northfield. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, Webster. He graduated from Northfield High School in 1968 and served in the U.S. Air National Guard. Bruce was formerly employed by Nutting Truck & Caster Company of Faribault and Sheldahl of Northfield and currently by Faribault Foods. He especially enjoyed spending time at the farm with his father and family, fishing, riding his motorcycle and all aspects of construction.

He is survived by three children, Brian Meinke (and Julie Wihlm) of Faribault, Brenda (and Darin) Driscoll of Loveland, CO and Willie (and Virginia) Meinke of Faribault; two grandchildren, Madison and Morgan Driscoll and one grandchild expected in September; one sister, Betty (and Douglas) Aabel of Delano; one nephew, Lucas Aabel; and other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.


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Name: Nancy Halverson Norton, Mike and Eva
Email: mnenorton@q.com
Date: Friday May 10, 2013


Betty, Doug, Lucas, Willie, Virginia, Brian, Julie, Brenda, Darin and family- We are so sorry for the loss of Bruce - after this terrible battle with cancer. It is all the worse with the loss of Will in March. Our sympathy to you all. I have some pictures from my Mom's album for you - so if you email me I will send the scanned pictures so that you can each have any copies that you would want.

Name: Todd & Jayne Voge
Email: toddvoge@gmail.com
Date: Friday May 10, 2013


Brian and Julie, So sorry for the loss of your dad. He's no longer in pain and he's looking down on you from above. God's blessings and comfort be with you as you go through this difficult time.