Bruce L. Hetzel, age 80, passed away on March 5, 2021.  He was a lifelong resident of Colorado Springs, Colorado. 

Bruce was born on August 13th, 1940 to Lester Hetzel and Helen (Dreiske) Hetzel in Lemmon, South Dakota.  On March 10, 1962 he married Marjorie in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Bruce was fond of art and was both a painter and a woodcarver.  He was a member of Ascension Lutheran Church in Colorado Springs.  He served in the United States Air Force for 4 years.

He is survived by his sons Norman (wife Carrie) and Edward; his brother Glenn; his granddaughters Alicia and Sarah; and his great-grandson Oliver.  He was preceded in death by his wife Marjorie.

A memorial service will be held at 10 AM on Tuesday, 23 March at Ascension Lutheran Church, 2505 Circle Drive, Colorado Springs, Colorado, and streamed online at  Inurnment will be at the Ascension Lutheran Church Columbarium. 

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  1. So sorry for your loss. We will keep Bruce’s family in our prayers.

  2. Saddened to hear of Bruce’s passing. Thoughts and prayers to all of you.

  3. My deepest sympathy on the loss of your father. Sending prayers and hugs. Aunt Betty

  4. We are saddened to hear of your dad’s passing.
    We will remember you often in prayer ~ that God will cause precious, wonderful, and fun memories of your dad to fill those lonely spaces in your hearts & minds.
    As Always,
    Jane & Terry TenBrink ⚘

  5. We are saddened by Bruce’s passing and grieve with you. We continue to pray for you and send much love your way.

  6. Our loss, but Heaven’s gain! A loss you will never get over, but over time used to.

    A Great guy that will be missed!

  7. The world will be a little grayer without Bruce’s warm smile. My condolences go out to all of his wonderful and caring family.

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