Bruce J. Gerard, age 62, of Laurium passed away on September 27, 2017 at his home.
Bruce was born to Alfred and Joan (Jolly) Gerard on August 3, 1955 in Flint, Michigan.
He graduated from White Pine High School.
After high school he worked locally for a few years, then went to Florida for a while. Eventually he went to work in California for SS Hert Trucking as a diesel mechanic for over 25 years where he retired.
He was united in marriage to Virginia Zibulski in Laughlin, Nevada.
He served in the United States Navy from 1976 to 1981.
Preceding him in death was his father.
Surviving are: His wife Virginia M. Gerard
Mother: Joan Gerard of Lake Linden
Sister: Karen Hagen of Lake Linden
Numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nephew, and cousins.
Friends may call at the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet on Monday, October 2, 2017 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
The Veterans Service officiated by the Copper Country Veterans Association will be held at 3:00 pm on Monday, October 2, 2017 at the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be directed to to the family at 145 N. Florida, Laurium, Michigan 49913.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.ericksoncrowleypeterson.com
The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with arrangements.