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Bruce Roberts 08/12/2016

Bruce Roberts obit 2Bruce J. Roberts age 55 of Star Prairie passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Friday, August 12, 2016 at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, MN.  He was born the youngest son to Harold and Albertha (Cardinal) Roberts on January 17, 1961.  Bruce graduated from Amery High School and on October 8, 1988 he married Marcia Wettig.  He worked in the sheet metal business for many years.  In his spare time, Bruce enjoyed hunting, fishing and enjoying his property, he called “his little piece of heaven”.  He has a soft spot for his beloved dogs and cats and loved helping people when he could.  Bruce is survived by his wife, Marcia; siblings, Marcia Bean-Highland, Marie Lange, Mark (Barb) Roberts, Karen (Terry) Nielson-Mollenhoff; sister-in-law, Jean Roberts; in-laws, Greg (Linda) Wettig, Mark (Patty) Wettig, Jeff Wettig, Sherry (Dave) Tody, Rob (Jen) Wettig; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews; special “little buddy”, Easton Wettig; and many friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Albertha Roberts, brother, Paul Roberts and nephews, Jesse Nielson and Eric Tody.  A funeral service was held Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 11:00 am at West Immanuel Lutheran Church in rural Osceola.  Visitation took place on Tuesday, August 16th from 5-8 pm at West Immanuel Lutheran Church (Servant Hall) and also on Wednesday from 10-11 at the church.  Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.


  • Shawn and amber wetrig Posted August 14, 2016 11:54 am

    We love and will always miss you uncle bruce. Don’t worry aboit aunt marcia we will always take care of her and the girls.

  • From Glenwood Posted August 14, 2016 12:32 pm


  • Jo Ellen Green Posted August 14, 2016 10:35 pm

    So very sorry Marcia. My thoughts and prayers are with you your family . Hugs to you and Karen.

  • Brian Posted August 15, 2016 5:51 am

    Hey Bruce you didn’t even say good bye . You will be truly missed by any one who knew you. You didn’t deserve this.hope all your pain is gone tho and I will see you on the other side my freind.

  • Peggy Mulcahy Posted August 15, 2016 3:14 pm

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Bruce was such an awesome, good person. Love, Mike and Peggy Mulcahy-Lewisville, TX

  • Cindy Jo (Larsen) Jasperson Posted August 15, 2016 6:10 pm

    You will be Greatly Missed! Gone but forgotten…..

  • joanne fletch, turtle lake, wi. Posted August 15, 2016 9:43 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you marcia and your family

  • DOUG Posted August 16, 2016 4:48 pm

    Bruce you know we have not had our last cup of coffee and the piece of pie. It may not happen today but I will save it for another time .Take care as I all ways said when I talked to you on the phone TALK TO YOU LATER PAL AND TAKE CARE LATER. I never said good bye cause there is never a Good Bye. In my life its later.Bruce GOD BLESS AND TAKE CARE. UNTIL WE ALL MEET AGAIN. MAY GOD BLESS YOU. LATER

  • Sylvia (Peterson) Posted August 17, 2016 2:33 am

    I remember you from school, so darn long ago, we all used to party together as kids, R.I.P. buddy

  • John Ritcey Posted August 17, 2016 4:38 pm

    Marcia I am sorry to here of Bruce’s passing. Bruce was such a kind soul and always had time to chatt.
    He helped me way back in the day at northern metal. It’s was alway nice running into you two at the fall festival we I was there.
    Marcia you will I’m my families thoughts and prayers during this difficult time

  • Renee Richert Posted August 17, 2016 5:34 pm

    Thinking of you all ..sorry I could not be there to say good bye to a great guy who made me laugh alot when we lived by each other…RIP Bruce. You will be missed..

  • Peggy Green Posted August 17, 2016 7:56 pm

    So sorry to hear about Bruce! He was such a great guy! His smile & hugs will be greatly missed. Hugs and prayers to you & your family!

  • Cheryl Schmidt (Place) Posted August 19, 2016 1:38 am

    My dear Marcia I am so sorry to hear of Bruce’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless.

  • terry bergstedt Posted August 26, 2016 12:48 pm

    My thoughts and prayers to his family!! So sorry for your loss.R. I. P bruce

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