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Bruce E. Loper

Des Moines - Bruce Edwin Loper, 72, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 5, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 6, 1946, in Des Moines, Iowa to Carroll and Madge (Daugherty) Loper. He graduated from Tech High School and was a lifelong resident of Des Moines. Bruce served in the U.S. Navy for four years aboard the USS Cleveland as an engine mechanic. He was a heavy truck mechanic and welder working for City Garage for over 25 years.

He is survived by his wife, Dianne Loper; daughter, Lynann (Danny) Ruggero; step-sons, Chris Andersen and Tim (Christie) Griffis; three grandchildren; and other extended family and friends. Bruce was preceded in death by his step-son, Dennis Griffis.

Funeral service will be held at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at Hamilton's Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines. Interment will follow at 11:00 a.m., at Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Van Meter.
Published in Des Moines Register on July 10, 2018
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