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Bruce John Fishback

January 19, 1965 September 28, 2012
Bruce John Fishback
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Obituary for Bruce John Fishback

Bruce John Fishback was born on January 19, 1965, in St. Paul, Minnesota to Ronald Franklin and Louise (nee: Maiers) Fishback. He died September 28, 2012, from brain cancer, at the age of 47.

Mr. Fishback is survived by his wife of 20 years, Michelle (nee: Llao); his children Justin, Tyler, and Patrick Fishback; his parents Ronald and Louise Fishback; his brother Dan (Lady Bess) Fishback; his nieces Annie and Megan Fishback and Isabella and Claudia Yengling; his father and mother in law Tere Lopez and Juan Llao; and his sisters in law Susy (Ned) Tasova, Maggie (John) Durden, and Ninette (David) Yengling.

Bruce was a 1983 graduate of White Bear Lake Mariner High School in Minnesota and a 1987 graduate of the University of Minnesota Duluth where he lettered four years in collegiate hockey and earned his Bachelor Degree. Upon graduation he began working for 3M where he worked for 25 years. He met his wife Michelle in Atlanta while he was working for 3M and they later relocated to Michigan where they have raised their family while he continued to work for 3M as Business Director for the 3M Industrial and Transportation Business. Because of his youth and collegiate hockey background, Bruce became active as a coach for the Lakeland Youth Hockey Association where his sons play hockey.

Funeral from St. Matthew Lutheran Church 2040 South Commerce Rd. Walled Lake (north of Pontiac Trail) time pending. Friends may visit Lynch & Sons Funeral Home 340 Pontiac Trail Walled Lake (3 Blks. S. of Maple Rd.) Monday 2-9 PM. Memorials to Angela Hospice or St. Matthew Lutheran Church.


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