Bruce H. Steele, age 80 of Bloomington, passed away on Sunday, January 2, 2022, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 26, 1941, the son of Fay and Velma (Hinkle) Steele. Bruce graduated Bloomington High School. He enlisted in the United States Army and served stateside. On July 15, 1967, he was united in marriage to Shirley L. Yont at the Waukesha United Methodist Church. In 1970 they moved to Bloomington, and Bruce began his career at Dairyland Power Plant in Cassville, retiring after 35 years. Bruce was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing with his brother, Arnie, and riding his Harley Davidson. Bruce attended the Bible Baptist Church in Prairie Du Chien. He dearly loved his family and will be missed by all who knew him.
Surviving is his loving wife, Shirley; two daughters, Lori (Michael) Liddell and Terra (Rich) Clark; three grandchildren, Megan Berntgen, Ashlie, and Bryce Clark; his mother, Velma Steele; his siblings, Joann Hampton, Arnie (Irene) Steele and Coleen Reuter; nieces and nephews.
In addition to his father, Bruce was preceded in death by two brothers-in-law, Richard Hampton and Zippy Reuter.
A private family funeral service will be held at Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory in Bloomington. Private family burial will be held in Blakes Prairie Cemetery, rural Bloomington. Cards of condolence may be sent to 511 Mill Street, Bloomington, Wisconsin 53804.