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Clara J. Bruce

Clara Jean Love Bruce, 85, Corydon, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.
Born July 11, 1931, in Mauckport, she was the daughter of the late Roy Lee (Bill) and Zola Mae McBride Love.
She graduated from Mauckport High School in 1949, retired from Keller Manufacturing Co. in Corydon and a member of Mauckport United Methodist Church.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Elmer Bruce; a brother, Ralph Love; a step-great-granddaughter; and two step-great-great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her stepchildren, Joyce Bruce Philpot (Bob) of Lanesville, Ronnie Everett Bruce (Pat) of Corydon and Virginia Sue Bruce Hamilton (Jim) of Corydon; eight step-grandchildren; 21 step-great-grandchildren; and two step-great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Friday, Jan. 13, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 14, after 9 a.m. at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Saturday, Jan. 14, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Heidelberg Cemetery south of Corydon.
Officiant: The Rev. Randy Kirk.
Pallbearers: Ronnie Bruce Jr., Rodney Bruce, Jason Bruce, Curtis Hamilton, Vincent Love and Matthew Bruce.

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