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Bruce Lee Knieriem

November 7, 1944 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 77)


Bruce L. Knieriem, 77, Wausau, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at his home, under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.

He was born November 7, 1944 in Elmore, Ohio, son of the late Verle and Bernice (Walters) Knieriem. 

For many years, Bruce worked as a mechanical engineer for Greenheck Corp. until his retirement.  Among his favorite pastimes, he enjoyed crossword puzzles, woodworking, reading, baking, home renovations, and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Survivors include, two daughters, Lori (Dennis) Peck and Mindy (Jovid) Schuette, both of Wausau; four grandchildren, Hannah and Megan Peck and Lucas and Benjamin Schuette; and three siblings, Lowell Knieriem, Canada, Beverly (Allen) Harder, Ohio and his twin brother, Keith (Maria) Knieriem, Michigan.

Memorial services will be held in Ohio at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services, 520 N. 32nd Avenue, Wausau, WI 54401.

Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Wausau is in charge of arrangements.

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Family to do services at later date

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