June 14, 1937 - June 29, 2013
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GOSHEN - Bruce K. Wiggins, 76, of Goshen, formerly of Elyria, Ohio, died at 4 a.m. Sat., June 29, 2013 at Morning View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, South Bend. He was born June 14, 1937 in Erie, PA to Douglas G. & Harriet K. (Knowles) Wiggins. He married Margaret E. (Maines) Wiggins on June 20, 1964 at the First Christian Church, Youngstown, Ohio. Surviving are his wife, Margaret; daughters, Jessica K. (Jeff) Burbrink of Goshen, and Elaine L. Wiggins of Indianapolis; sister, Sylvia (Nelson) Buck of Red Bluff, CA; grandchildren, Jeremy, Jocelyn and Janelle Burbrink; and step-grandson, Philip Burbrink. He was preceded in death by his parents. Bruce served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Basilone and was discharged in 1958. He attended IUSB and worked as an Insurance Investigator for Equifax and Owen's Security. He attended First United Methodist Church for over 20 years and enjoyed gardening and reading. A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Monday, July 29, 2013 at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen. Pastor Larry Smith will officiate. Memorials may be directed to Northridge Area Swim Association (NASA) Scholarship Fund via Elkhart County Community Foundation or the Goshen Public Library. Online condolences may be sent at www.rrefh.com.
Published in South Bend Tribune on July 6, 2013