Bruce Von Barkhausen

Von Barkhausen, Bruce
78, of Sherwood, Wi, passed away on 1/21/2013. Born on March 5th,1934 to Alexis and Gladys Barkhausen. He grew up in Milwaukee, Wi. entered the army at the age of 21 and served his country during the Vietnam war. After serving in the army, he spent 29 years at Dun and Bradstreet. Tired of the harsh winters, Bruce moved to sunny Arizona where he was a frequent visitor at the Granite Reef Senior center. He loved spending time with his friends at the senior center. Bruce was an accomplished Pianist, and Thespian. He was involved in his church, the American Legion and the Lions Club in Sherwood, Wi. Bruce's favorite activity was to entertain others with his musical talents. He loved to play the piano. He will be truly missed by all those who knew him. Bruce is survived by his Daughters, Schoen,(John) Sangalli of La Grange, Kentucky and Tara, (Anthony) Rucci of Dublin Ohio. He is also survived by his beloved sisters, Susan Goldsmith of Phoenix, Arizona and Jeanette Roncke of Rockton Illinois. Bruce is survived by 4 granddaughters. Services will be held at 10:30 am on January 24th at McDowell Village assisted living (chapel).
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Published in The Arizona Republic on Jan. 23, 2013