Abner Dalton Bruce Obit


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July 12, 1987
Sapulpa Herald
Sapulpa, Creek County, Oklahoma


BRISTOWó Mr. Abner Dalton Bruce, 69, Bristow, died Friday at St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa.

Services are set for 10 a.m. Monday at First Christian Church in Bristow with Rev. Pat Sutherlin officiating.

Burial will be at Bristow City Cemetery, Bristow, under the direction of Hutchins-Maple funeral Home, Bristow.

Mr. Bruce graduated from Kellyville High School in 1937 and served in the army during World War II.

He spent 25 years on the Community Area Soil Conservation Committee and was a member of the American Legion. Mr. Bruce was a retired rancher.

Survivors include wife Gertrude (Trudy) Bruce; brothers Loyd of Tulsa, and Claude of Bristow; sons Abner Jr. Of Claremore, Robert of Tulsa, Roy Lee of Broken Arrow, and Luis DeLucy of Oceanside, Calif.; daughters Susie Zimmerman of Washington, Brenda Jackson of Broken Arrow, Connie Travis and Rhonda Flood, both of Bristow, and Rosa Lee Drew of Irvine, Calif; 17 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.