Chesterton Tribune

Bruce Alan Moser dies at 66

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Bruce Alan Moser, of Valparaiso, passed away Thursday April 10, 2008 in Valparaiso. He was 66.

Bruce was born in Valparaiso January 21, 1942 the son of Irvin “Moon” and Evelyn Moser Bradshaw. He was preceded in death by his father. His mother survives in Valparaiso.

Bruce is also survived by a daughter Jennifer (Chris) Lowry of Chesterton; grandchildren Briana and Evan Lowry of Chesterton; brothers David Moser of Valparaiso, Doug (Connie) Moser of Chesterton, and Jack Bradshaw Jr. of Missouri; sisters Cindy (Herb) Siewert of Chesterton, Sandy (Ron) Hernandez of Las Vegas, Nev., Sue Bradshaw of Las Vegas, Nev., Lynn Strbac of Miller, Ind., special friend, Marguerita Rouse and aunts, Lorrene Moser, Erma Jean Schwaller, Jacquelyn (Leo) Breitenbach; uncle, Wayne (Rose) Moser; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by his second father Jack Bradshaw Sr. and son Brian Bailey. He will be greatly missed by his family, his cat Brandi and many close friends. Bruce enjoyed the outdoors and was a friend to the environment.

Bruce worked at U.S. Steel Gary Works as a Tin Smith retiring in 2002. He was a life member and former commander of the Valparaiso American Legion Post 94 where he worked as a bookkeeper after retirement from the mill. He was also a member of the V.F.W. men’s auxiliary and the Valparaiso Eagle’s Lodge. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

A memorial visitation will be held on Monday April 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. with a memorial service at 3 p.m. at the Valparaiso American Lesion Post 94, 4 Monroe St., Valparaiso. Interment of cremains will be next to his father at Graceland Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials for Bruce may be made to either the V.N.A. Hospice Center or the American Legion Post 94.

Arrangements are under the direction of Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home 517 Broadway, Chesterton.


Posted 4/11/2008