BARTLEY-- Bruce D. Brooks, Sr., 79, died Monday (Dec. 1, 2003) at his home in rural Frontier County.
He was born June 22, 1924, to Albert A. and Lola (Crampton) Brooks north of Cambridge. He attended rural school and began farming at a young age. He was also an over the road truck driver.
On Jan. 8, 1944, he married Martha McKillip.
He later married Sarah Ann Clausen.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, infant Nancy and Susan in 2003.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah of Bartley; one son, Bruce "Butch" Jr., and wife, Dot; two daughters, Mary Rock of Cambridege and Ann and husband, Steve Farr of Farnam; one brother, Jim Brooks and wife, LaVera of McCook; two sisters, Bonnie Dolan of Oberlin and Barb and husband, Ron Musgrave of Fountain, Colo.; and 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Services are Friday, 2 p.m., at Trinity United Methodist Church in Cambridge with the Rev. David Rowe officiating. Interment will be at the Bartley cemetary.
Memorials may be given in his name to the Furnas County Cancer Fund.
Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge is in charge of the arrangements.