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Joseph Bruce Bixenmann
Grand Island, Nebraska
Jun 22, 1923 – May 4, 2019 (Age 95)
Joseph was born on June 22, 1923 and passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Joseph was a resident of Grand Island, Nebraska at the time of passing. He graduated from St. Mary's Catholic High School in 1941. After briefly working in the shipyards in Seattle, WA he was conscripted into the Army in 1943 where he served in the European theatre as an anti-aircraft gunner as a member of Battery C 549 th AAA where he was one of the troops that assisted in the liberation of Buchenwald concentration camp. Mass of Christian burial will be Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Inurnment will be in the Grand Island City Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 7, 2019, from 4 - 6 p.m., at the church with a vigil service at 6:00 p.m. Curran Funeral Chapel is assisting the family. Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church 518 West State Street Grand Island, Nebraska 68801 Vigil Service Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church 518 West State Street Grand Island, Nebraska 68801 Mass of Christian Burial Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church 518 West State Street Grand Island, Nebraska 68801 Express your condolences with flowers sent to Joseph's memorial service Or, Order By Phone 888-579-7953 Code: 69310 View & Sign. Memorials are suggested to Grand Island Central Catholic or Grand Island Community Foundation.