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October 10, 1991 – Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Service Information
Little Earth of United Tribes
April 4, 2011
7:00 p.m.

Visitation Information

Joshawa Derrick Bruce, “Gitii-Gahna- Benasi”; “Chi-Zhaanodikom- Giizhioons” (Great Southern Thunderbird), age 19, of Minneapolis.

Survived by Kevin & Lisa Bruce and Michelle Brown; “son”: Derrick Bruce; sisters: Joanna, Brianna and Jauna; brothers: Kevin, Michael and Frank; aunts and uncles: Debi, Deana, Darla, Diane, Danny, Jimmy, Rick, Steve and Lisa; grandparents: Melvin (Bungi) Jones, Donna Jones and Hank Bruce; many cousins, other family members and friends. Preceded in death by grandmother: Barbara Yurecko and by great grandmother: Eva Lorentzen.

Funeral service 11:00 A.M. Monday, April 4 at The Little Earth of United Tribes, 2501 Cedar Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN. All night wakes beginning 7:00 P.M. Friday, 7:00 P.M. Saturday and 7:00 P.M. Sunday at The Little Earth of United Tribes.

Serving the family…

Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted

4 Guestbook Entries

  1. Juanita Rock

    My Prayers and thoughts go out to the Bruce Family. Rest Easy, Joshy Man. You are forever in my heart along with the memories & good times we had. Until we meet again. I’m going to miss you everyday and your goofy smile the most. Love Alwayz Your Home girl, Juanita “Juan” Rock

  2. Donald John Nelson

    Sorry for your loss of my friend. Only the good die young. Prayers go out to you and your family.

  3. Keith Patrick Ward

    You will always be remembered. RIP

  4. Genevieve Pettibone

    There hasn’t been a day that went by that I haven’t thought of you. Me and the girls miss our Joshypoo. Azaria talks about you often. You will always hold a place in our hearts and we could never forget you Josh. You made the last three years awesome for me. I’m so glad I had you in my life. Love you always.. Baby Gen, Adrian, Azaria


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