Bruce Huddle

April 7, 1935 — December 27, 2021

Bruce Huddle

MORTON – Bruce Kendrick Huddle, 86, of Lamont, Iowa, formerly of Morton, died peacefully surrounded by his family, on Monday morning, December 27, 2021, at Grandview Health Care Center in Oelwein, Iowa.

He was born on April 7, 1935, in College Springs, Iowa, the son of Gettes Loren and Pansy Joanna (McCroskey) Huddle.
Bruce graduated from high school in Columbia Heights, Minnesota and continued his education at a technical college. He joined the U.S. Air Force and then continued his service in the Air National Guard following his active-duty service.
Bruce met Maxine Jorgensen and they were married on June 29, 1965, in Rockford, Ill. They lived in Milwaukee, Wis. until moving to Morton, Ill. in 1969.
Bruce was a sales representative for the Chicago Rivet Company in several mid-western states. Following the death of Maxine, Bruce moved to Lamont, Iowa in 2005. Bruce married Loretta Abraham on February 22, 2008, in Texas, where they wintered.
Bruce was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Lamont, Iowa, the Lamont American Legion and the Coast Guard Auxiliary in Peoria, Ill., where he helped patrol the Illinois River.
Bruce is survived by his wife, Loretta Abraham Huddle of Independence, Iowa; three daughters, Teresa (Mike) Good of Brooklyn Park, Minn., Carole (Michael) Garbett of Pawnee, Ill., and Cathy (James) Chandler of Chatham, Ill.; four grandchildren, Jacob Garbett, Kaitlyn Garbett, Audrey Chandler and Autumn Chandler; two sisters, Beverly Joan Goransson of Enkoping, Sweden and Mary Gayle Huddle of Hudson, Wis.; nieces, Inger (Sten) Sollenberg, Eva (Lars) Eriksson; and nephews, Philip (Jennifer) Crawford and Douglas Crawford.
Bruce was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife.
A graveside burial of cremated remains will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, January 17, 2022, at Hirstein Cemetery in Morton, with Rev. Doug Habegger officiating
Memorials will be direct to housing for our military troops via www.hfotusa.org.
Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.
To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.knappjohnson.com.

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