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March 6, 1972 ~ July 11, 2023 (age 51) 51 Years Old
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Bruce Jerome Jeffs, the son of Alfred and Carol (Clark) Jeffs, was born March 6, 1972, at Hastings, Nebraska. He departed this life on July 11, 2023, at Bryan Medical Center West in Lincoln, Nebraska at the age of 51 years, 4 months and 5 days.
Bruce grew up in the Blue Hill community and graduated from the Blue Hill High School in 1990. He managed the farrowing department in a commercial hog operation and worked for a period of time as a mechanic. He attended the Beloit Technical College in Beloit, Kansas before joining the United States Army to serve his country. Bruce served multiple tours including Afghanistan, Germany, Iraq and Bosnia. Following twelve years of duty, he retired from military service.
On March 17, 2000, he was united in marriage with Rita Mastel at Omaha, Nebraska. They later moved to Hastings, Nebraska to help care for Bruce’s dad, Alfred. In 2002, they moved to Nelson to make their home.
In his leisure time Bruce enjoyed hunting, fishing, gun collecting, reloading shells, collecting Avon bottles and knives. His constant day and night companion for 16 years was his dog, Lilly Bean. Bruce especially cherished time spent with his family and looked forward to their time together.
Preceding him in death were his father, Alfred Jeffs; a brother, Brandon; and son, Cory Michael Dellamano.
Left to treasure his memory are his wife, Rita Jeffs; daughters, Jessica Dowdy and husband, Brandon; Samantha Roesti and husband Jarett; Allison Jeffs; extended daughters, Virginia Lane and Amanda Jo Jensen; a grandson, Waylon Roesti; his mother, Carol Jeffs; brothers, Brad Jeffs and wife, Connie; Ben Jeffs; Barry Jeffs and wife, Tammy; a sister, Barbra Jeffs; other relatives and friends.
The Rosary was recited Saturday, 10:30 am, July 15, 2023, with the Mass following at 11:00 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Superior with Rev. Ferdinand Boehme officiating. Interment with military honor was at the Edgar Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Williams Funeral Home
814 Idaho Street
Superior, Nebraska 68978