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Bruce Jay Berck Jr.

March 15, 1995 ~ July 17, 2021 (age 26)


Bruce Jay Berck Jr., 26, of Hastings, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021, at his home.   

Memorial Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 23, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings, with Minister Bruce Jay Berck Sr. officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family. 

Bruce was born March 15, 1995, in Hastings, NE to Bruce Jay Berck Sr. and Cindy Sue (Escritt) Berck. He graduated from Hastings High School in 2013. Bruce learned how to weld in high school and was interested in trade work. He enjoyed fishing, camping, collecting and smoking cigars, target practice, and his favorite historical era was World War II.

Bruce was very proud of his beard and collected various shaving memorabilia. He sported facial hair most of his adult life and had a long beard for a few years. Bruce taught himself how to play the guitar and played the bass for bands when he was younger. He was a member of the Christian Motorcycle Association and National Rifle Association.

Bruce was preceded in death by his grandparents; great-grandparents; great-aunts and uncles; and numerous extended family.

    Cindy Berck – Hastings, NE
Father & Spouse:                   
    Bruce Sr. & Lisa Berck – Grand Island, NE
Siblings & Spouses:              
    Kylie Berck – Hastings, NE
    Samantha Berck – Hastings, NE
    Merissa & Reggie Petersen – Grand Island, NE
    Molley & Levi Stanger – Grand Island, NE
    Miranda Eastman – Grand Island, NE
    Cooper Berck
    Caedyn Petersen
    Bentlee Petersen
    Owen Petersen
    Lukas Petersen
    Landon Stanger
Numerous Aunts, Uncles, Cousins & Friends

To send flowers to Bruce's family, please visit our floral store.


July 23, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Butler Volland Chapel
1225 N Elm Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

Memorial Service
July 23, 2021

10:00 AM
Butler Volland Chapel
1225 N Elm Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

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