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Lois Marie Bruce

April 20, 1937 ~ January 7, 2018 (age 80)

Lois Marie Bruce, age 80 of Maumee, Ohio passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at her home after a long illness surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on April 20, 1937 in Perrysburg, Ohio to Ralph “Tuffy” and Lucille (Lahey) Sattler, the 5th of 8 children.  Lois attended St. Rose Elementary School and St. Ursula High School.  She married Louis Bruce on September 28, 1957 and together they raised 6 children.  Lois was employed for many years at the former Medical College of Ohio where she worked in the security department.  She enjoyed spending time with her children and her sisters, but her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend who will be forever missed.

Surviving are her children, Louis, Randy (Melanie), Scott (Becky), Debbie (Louie) Nemer, Mike (Christina), and Matt; grandchildren, Jennifer (Joe), Kristin, Michelle, Mark, Sarah (Dawn), Sean, Kevin, Emily (Kurt), John, James, Hannah, Jacob, and Josh; great-grandchildren, Brody and Eli; sisters, Barbara “Peggy” Russell and Patricia (Ed) Relitz; In-laws, Bob Elchert and Paula Sattler.  Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.

Lois was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Louis Bruce in 2010; siblings, Stanley (Florence) Sattler, Janet “Sis” (Don) Krout, Betty Elchert, Thomas Sattler and Donna Mocniak.

Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Rd. on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 2 to 8 PM where recitation of the Rosary will take place at 7:30 PM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, January 11, 2017 at 10:30 AM at St. Joan of Arc Church, 5856 Heatherdowns Blvd. Toledo, OH 43614 where the family will greet visitors beginning at 9:30 AM.  Interment will follow at St. Rose Cemetery in Perrysburg. A special thanks is given to Hospice of Northwest Ohio for the exemplary care provided to Lois and her family in her final weeks of life.  Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Joan of Arc Church.

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church
5856 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo OH 43614

 Service Information

January 10, 2018

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford
830 Lime City Rd
Rossford, OH 43460

Mass of Christian Burial
January 11, 2018

10:30 AM
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church
5856 Heatherdowns Blvd.
Toledo, OH 43614

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