Denstedt, Bruce

Denstedt, Bruce

September 4th, 2015

Peacefully, surrounded by the love of his life Marion, for 62 years, and his family at Henley Place on Friday, September 4, 2015, 12 days before his 90th birthday. Bruce was a teacher for over 35 years, and an avid traveler. Proud and loving dad of Susan (Jeff) Schmidt, Greg (Kris) Denstedt and Mark Denstedt, all of London. Devoted Papa of Kevin, Lindsay, Jenna (Justin), Andrew, Angela (David) and Sarah. Dear brother of Jean Toman and brother-in-law of Helen Keene. Survived by cousins and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Helen, and brothers-in-law Eldon, Earl and Clyde. The family wishes to express their sincere thank you to the administration and staff of Henley Place, especially in Fanshawe Park Neighbourhood, for all the love and care they provided Bruce during his stay. A Celebration of Life will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 1:00 p.m., with visitation from 12:00-1:00 p.m., and Rev. Canon Dr. Timothy G. Connor officiating the service. Private family interment of cremated remains at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bruce may be made to the Alzheimer Outreach Services (Day Program) of McCormick Home, St. George’s Anglican Church – Accessible Faith or to a charity of your choice.

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Pam BushellI will deeply miss Bruce. He was a very special person. I wish to extend my thoughts and prayers to the family, especially to Marion, who I will also miss. There will be a substantial void on Fanshawe. Pam
Sherrie BereDear Marion Don and I will miss seeing you at Henley Place. Bruce was so special to us and bingo will never be the same. I am sure this is a very difficult time for you but do try to remember the good times .We will keep in touch. Don and Sherrie Bere
Barbara MontgomeryVery sorry about your dad Sue...I lost my mother in July and I know it is so hard to say goodbye to a beloved parent.But they are with the angels now waiting for the day we will all be together again.RIP. Thinking of you Sue. Barb
Ona FrankenaIt is very sad to lose a parent and a husband of so many years. My condolences to you Greg and Kris and to Marion. My thoughts and prays go out to you in this difficult time.
Helen ClarkeMy deepest sympathy to you and your family. I will miss you both at Henley when I visit mom. Bruce is now in peace with his lord. No more suffering.I pray that God bless you and help you through this terrible loss. From Helen and Sue and Evelyn Crawford
Coleen Harding & Rick SasielaWe are very sorry for the loss of your Dad. A most precious Dad you will miss so much, however you know he is very close by watching over and taking care of you all. Be gentle on youduring this stressful time. Much love and hugs, Coleen and Rick.
Rev. Pieter and Jeanette SchinkelshoekIt was the wonderful greeting "Hi Pieter" that I will continue to hear when we do our services at Henley place. We will miss him much and our deepest sympathy to Marion and the family. May God give you strength during this difficult time of grief. Pieter
Wayne ElgieMy deepest sympathy to Marion and her family in the loss of Bruce, who was a role model for me back in the 50's. Thanks to Bruce, I had a wonderful 38 years in Education. All the best. Wayne Elgie
Phyllis MolnerI am sorry Mark, to hear of the passing of your father. My thoughts and prayers will be with you and your family at this time of sorrow.
Randy WhelenDear Marion. I want to express my condolences on the passing of your dear husband. I have good memories of the way Bruce kidded my mom Jean when they talked and of the stories mom and dad shared of the holidays they went on with the Robert Q group from London. May God give you and your family a measure of comfort at this sad time. Love and prayers from Tiverton. Randy Whelen
Pamela HumannMy sincere condolences to Bruce's entire family. He will truly be missed by them all. I was fortunate to have him as a teacher in Thamesford and I certainly enjoyed teaching his children at University Heights. He will be with us all in spirit and his enthusiasm and wonderful personality will remain with us forever.
Rosemary and Bill RedheadDear Marion, We are so sorry for your loss. Bruce was your soul mate and the love of your life. Cherish all your wonderful memories. Our sincerest condolences to you and to your family. Rosemary and Bill Redhead
lisa ledieti missed you two so very much you were such a large part of my childhood. im ashamed that i didn't keep in better touch. thank you so much for being the amazing people you are, i couldn't have asked for better neighbors. i will miss Bruce he was a special man even if he did drive me nutty asking how Mr barker was. :) sending you all my love Lisa Lediet (formerly Hillman, the little chatter box from down the street)
Donna HuddlestonDear Marion, We are so sorry for your loss. Words can't express how welcome you and Bruce made us feel when we moved to University Heights. Lots and lots of fond memories you are in our thoughts often.
Chris MayberryDear Sue: I wish I was able to get away and pay my respects to your dad in person. Please know you, your mom and your brothers are all in my heart today. Your dad was an amazing man and the friendship he forged with my dad, and by extension, your family with ours, is something I'll treasure forever. Cherish your wonderful memories and -- trust me -- those will always be with you in the years to come.
mike drabickI was very sorry to hear the news of bruces passing away...i knew him from bigv and shoppers drug mart..he was very friendly to me and i wish his wife the best of luck....Mike Drabick cherryhill shoppers drug mart
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