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Bruce W. Colvin

HASTINGS, MI - Bruce Wesley Colvin, age 62, of Hastings, passed away on July 3, 2019.
Bruce was born on December 7, 1956 in Hastings, the son of Floyd Wesley Colvin and Catherine Loretta Loftus.  He was a 1975 graduate of Hastings High School and attended Western Michigan University. Bruce worked for and later managed The Rapid, before returning to Felpausch to work until retiring in 2017.
Bruce enjoyed trips to the family cabin in the U.P.  He played fast pitch ball for many years for the Hastings Merchants, and enjoyed golfing, hunting, blackjack, baseball, bowling, and celebrating life with family and friends.  Bruce finally made it in to the University of Michigan by donating his body – GO BLUE!
Bruce was preceded in death by his father, Floyd Wesley Colvin, and his brother Bradley Thomas Colvin.  
He is survived by his mother, Catherine Colvin; daughters, Brandi Colvin, Courtney (Bill) Miller, Mindy (Justin) Freeman; grandchildren Quinn, Zoe, Malachi Miller and Charlie Barnabas, Micaiah and Benaiah Freeman.  Girlfriend Diane Nearnberg; sisters, Brenda (Kirstan) Vandersluis, Bonnie (David) Wade, and Barbara Colvin; nieces and nephews, Alicia, Kollin, Kaeli, and Schuyler Vandersluis.
An Irish Wake was held Saturday, July 6, 2019 at the Hastings Elks Lodge, 102 E Woodlawn Ave, Hastings, MI 49058.
  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Special Olympics online at or mail to Special Olympics Michigan, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859 or a charity of your choice.  
Arrangements by Girrbach Funeral Home, to leave an online condolence visit  Arrangements by Girrbach Funeral Home in Hastings.  To leave an online condolence, visit


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