Bruce Harlan Peterson, 57, of Trempealeau passed away at home on December 14, 2015.
Bruce was born April 30, 1958 in La Crosse, WI, the son of Harlan and Lois Peterson. Bruce was raised in La Crosse and he graduated from Central High School in 1976.
Connie and Bruce were friends for 20 years until the decided they couldn’t live without each other. Bruce married the love of his life in Las Vegas on April 8th 2005.
Bruce had worked at Lacrosse Footwear and the Plaza Pub Bar. He also worked at La Crosse Graphics, Winona Printing, Wincraft and most recently at Inland Label as a professional graphics printer.
Bruce had a passion for motorcycles. He and Connie often went riding with friends and family. Bruce had a love for the outdoors as well. He was an avid fisherman. He loved summer and ice fishing with his wife and their dog, Beau. They spent many summers fishing and camping in Chetek, WI, where they had a permanent campsite at Lynda’s Lakeshore Resort.
Bruce had numerous friends and family members that he loved getting together with to toss back some beers while watching a Brewers or Packers game. He was an avid pool player and he also loved outdoor BBQing.
He was a wonderful husband to Connie. He will be missed dearly by his best friend Beau.
Bruce is preceded in death by his parents Harlan and Lois Peterson.
Bruce is survived by his wife Connie Peterson, step son Brad Faas, Step granddaughter Brennan Faas. Sisters Deanna, Karen, Greta all in the LaCrosse Area. Special nieces Sue Trammel, Jenna Grant and Brenda Lee (Hubba Hubba) and many other nieces, nephews, brother in laws and sister in laws.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at Muddy Waters bar in, Trempealeau, WI starting at 1:00pm. Family and friends may leave condolences online at www.smithfuneralec.com.