Obits – Bruce R. Remer
Bruce R. Remer, age 53, of Hackensack and formerly Watertown, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013 at his home in Hackensack.
Funeral Mass held Tuesday March 12, 2013 at 11:00 am at the St. Boniface Catholic Church (4025 Main Street) in St. Bonifacius with Fr. Thomas Balluff as Celebrant. Visitation was held Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday one hour prior to the Mass — all at the church; Rosary service was held Monday at 7:30 p.m. Interment in the church cemetery.
Bruce R. Remer was born the son of Ronald and Marcella (Meuleners) Remer on Nov. 22, 1959 in Watertown. He was baptized at the St. Adalberts Catholic Church in Silver Lake. Bruce was confirmed at the St. Boniface Catholic Church in St. Bonifacius. Bruce graduated from the Waconia High School in 1978. He had worked various places including QualiTech and Custom HBC.
Bruce was a huge Minnesota sports fan and was passionate for the Vikings. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling and watching NASCAR. Bruce will be remembered for his honest and unselfish personality who loved being a grandfather.
Bruce is preceded in death by his father Ronald Remer, grandparents Lawrence and Mary Meuleners, Alois and Louise Remer, and aunts and uncles.
Bruce is survived by his loving family: daughter and son-in-law Hiedi and Herbert Fischer of Gibbon; sons Bradley Remer of Glencoe and Brian Remer of Glencoe; granddaughter Makenzey Fischer; mother and step-father Marcy and Leon Wickenhauser of Cologne; brothers and sisters and their spouses Brenda and Gary Bury of Montrose, Betty and John Erickson of New Germany, Duane Remer of Waverly, Judy and Tim Motzko of Lester Prairie, Susan and Allen Wickenhauser of Cologne, Alan and Amy Remer of Hackensack, Mary and David Hilgers of Mayer; as well as aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Serving as casket bearers Duane Remer, Christopher Bury, John Erickson, Herbert Fischer, Larry Lang, Paul Logelin, Robert Weiland, Larry Barfknecht.
Memorials preferred to St. Joseph’s Hospital Cancer Center in Brainerd.
Arrangements with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; www.johnsonfh.com.