YVONNE F. BRUCE (NEE HOPKINS) HAMMOND, IN Yvonne F. Bruce, age 92, of Merrillville, formerly of Hammond passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 13, 2013. She is survived by six children: Diane Mowrer, Donna (Richard) Batliner, Brian (Susan) Bruce, Kevin (fiancé, Lori Roland) Bruce, Scott Bruce and Anita Witkowski; numerous grandchildren; great grandchildren; and great great grandchildren; one niece, Judy (Tom) Brown. Preceded in death by her beloved husband of 39 years, Marshall M. Bruce; two children: Garry and Keith Bruce; parents: Benjamin and Louise Hopkins. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, January 18, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Bocken Funeral Home, 7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond (Hessville). Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Hammond. Friends are invited to meet with the family on Thursday, January 17, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.at Bocken Funeral Home. Yvonne was born on August 2, 1920 in Hammond and was a 1936 graduate of Hammond High School and had attended Woodmar Methodist Church. She enjoyed playing bingo, traveling to Las Vegas and the gambling boats. Yvonne was a thoughtful, kind and generous person who was much loved and will be dearly missed by her family and her many friends. For more information you may call Bocken Funeral Home at (219) 844-1600, or you may visit us at: www.bockenfunerals.com
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Bocken Funeral Home, Inc.
7042 Kennedy Avenue
Hammond, IN 46363
Published in The Times from Jan. 15 to Jan. 16, 2013