Bruce Edwin  Cress
Bruce Edwin Cress, 64, Twelve Mile, passed away Friday evening, October 4, 2019, at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
Born November 18, 1954, in Peru, Indiana, he was the son of Roger Edwin and Janice K. Fishback Cress. On August 1, 1981, at the Twelve Mile United Methodist Church, he was married to Lori Ann Fisher, and she survives.
Bruce was a 1973 graduate of Caston High School. For the past fifteen years, he has served on the Caston School Board, serving many years as the board's President. He was a self-employed contractor in the area for over thirty-five years. He enjoyed cars, Nascar and IndyCar racing, IU Basketball, and Cubs Baseball. For many years he belonged to a car club and for over forty-five years he enjoyed the Indy 500 from the same seats.
Survivors include his wife, Lori Ann Cress, Twelve Mile; three daughters, Kayley A. (James) Motz, Lafayette, Colorado; Kimberly A. Cress, Fargo, ND; and Katherine J. Cress, Twelve Mile; mother, Janice K. Cress, Twelve Mile; brother, Kent R. Cress, Twelve Mile; foreign exchange student, Vicky Von Defuher and several brothers and sisters-in-law.
He was preceded in death by his father, Roger Cress; brother, Randal A. Cress; his mother's longtime companion, Frank Small, Jr., his parents-in-law, and one brother-in-law.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at McClain Funeral Home, Denver, with Pastor David Noel officiating. Burial will follow in Skinner Cemetery, rural Cass County.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Caston Music or Art Department.
Published on October 6, 2019

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8 posts

Paul Crowhurst
Oct 12, 2019
Hello Lori and girls . I'm sorry for your loss. For the short time I knew Bruce I would call him a friend, I was looking forward to working with him.
My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.
Rest in peace Bruce.
Paul Crowhurst.
Matt Olhoft
Oct 10, 2019
Kim, your NDSU family is thinking of you and your family at this difficult time.
Sandie Sadler
Oct 07, 2019
So sorry for your family's loss Lori. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Jeffrey Davis
Oct 07, 2019
Love's Tapestry was purchased for the family of Bruce Edwin Cress by Jeffrey Davis.  Send flowers
Joyce Combs
Oct 07, 2019
Lori and girls, so very sorry to hear about our sweet Brucie...I have been praying for him since I last spoke to him. Praying for peace now for all of his family. Love to all of you from Joyce and family.
Oct 07, 2019
Sweet Tranquility Basket was purchased for the family of Bruce Edwin Cress.  Send flowers
Richards Building Supply Kokomo
Oct 07, 2019
All of us at Richards have known Bruce for years. Our sympathies go out to his family and friends. Thanks for all the good years Bruce. Rest in peace.
Craig Cress
Oct 06, 2019
Deepest condolences to the family from Craig, Kristin, Kyle, Kevin, and Hayley Cress.