Bloomington - Bruce A.
Chamberlain, 52, of Monroe, MI, most recently of Bloomington,
passed away at 5:53 p.m. on Sunday, May 18, 2014.
A Celebration of Life service will
be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman
Memorial Home in Bloomington. Visitation will be one hour
prior to the service on Saturday at the memorial home.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
Memorials may be made to the Lucas
Chamberlain Education Fund at Commerce Bank in Normal.
Bruce was born on April 11, 1962 in
Kewanee, a son to Larry E. And Sharon R. Brignadello
Chamberlain. He married Jane E. Anderson on June 1, 1991 in
Bloomington. She survives.
Surviving is a son, Lucas A.
Chamberlain of Normal; two daughters, Kathryn D. (Mark) Tilley of
Normal, Rachel L. Hradecky of Dekalb; two sisters, Lori (Theobald)
Dave Scott of Normal, Marcie (Bill) Powell of Monroe, MI; and
nieces and nephews, Madisen, Keely, Parker Theobald and Charlie,
Ellie, William and Leah Powell.
He was preceded in death by his
parents, and a brother in-law, Pete Theobald.
Bruce grew up in rural
Bloomington. He was attended elementary school at Ben
Funk and a graduated from Heyworth High School, Class of
1980. He attended both Knox College in Galesburg and Illinois
State University in Normal. He played football all four years at
Heyworth High School and at Knox College.
After his college years, he worked
at Illinois Wesleyan University Library and the Bloomington Public
Library. Later, he worked as a welder for Hundman
Lumber Mart in Bloomington.
Bruce Enjoyed music and listening
to the "Who", "Elton John" and "John Prine". He loved drawing
He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals
and Chicago Bears fan. He loved the good times with
friends and family and cherished all his family. He was a caring
and loving father, uncle and brother.
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