Bruce Burling, 64 passed away suddenly in Sault Sainte Marie, MI. Bruce was born in Gallipolis, OH on April 5th, 1956 to Bruce and Mary (Andress) Burling. He grew up in Toledo, OH, attending Start High School. He later worked at Zyndorf’s Bakery as a baker’s assistant.
Bruce is survived by 4 siblings. Ron Burling (Sherry), Gallipolis, OH, Lon Burling of Luckey, OH, (Constance) Sue Cook (Tom) of Harlingen, TX and Carl (Margaret) Burling of Sterling Heights, MI. He was preceded by his parents. He is survived by assorted nieces and nephews, including lots of greats, across the country. He also leaves behind his special friend, Nancy and his beloved service dog, Big Red.
Bruce was a member of the Sault Sainte Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians and First Church of Christ. He counseled and mentored many people and leaves behind a wide array of friends across the UP. Cremation will be provided by C.S. Mulder Funeral Home and once the stay-at-home period ends, a memorial service will be planned at his church. Please consider a memorial donation on his gofundme page or the First Church of Christ. Gofundme Memorial page