Bruce D. Niles

Born: Fri., Mar. 18, 1955
Died: Mon., Jan. 5, 2009

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Bruce D. Niles, 53, of Milford died unexpectedly at 8:14 p.m. on Monday, January 5, 2009 at Goshen General Hospital. He was born on March 18, 1955 in Elkhart, IN to Lester E. & Rosa M. (Smith) Niles.

He has lived most of his life in the Syracuse and Milford area and graduated in 1973 from Wawasee High School in Syracuse. He was married on May 8, 1981 in Milford to Brenda K. Howard who survives.

He was employed at Supreme Corporation in Goshen for 20 years. He was a member of the Milford First Brethren Church and enjoyed photography.

He is survived by:
Wife - Brenda Niles of Milford
2 Daughters - Mrs. Michael (Jennifer) Young of Jacksonville, N.C. & Aimee (fiance, Kenny Miller) of Milford
1 Sister - Bonnie L. Huffer of Silver Springs, FL
2 Brothers - Lester W. "Bill" (wife, Paula) Niles of New Haven, IN & Brad L. Niles of Syracuse.

He was preceded by his parents - Lester Niles & Rosa Withey and father in law - Silas Howard

Visitation will be held from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 8, 2009 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN and 1 hour prior to services on Friday at the church. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 9, 2009 at the First Brethren Church, corner of Henry & Catherine Streets in Milford with Pastor Billy Hesketh of the church officiating. Burial will follow at the Milford Cemetery.

Memorial bequests may be given to the Milford First Brethren Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and the church.

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Rosey Butler
   Posted Tue January 06, 2009
Brenda, Jenn, and Aimee:

I love you all very much and I am so sorry. If there is anything that I can do, please let me know.

Richard & Kym Owen
   Posted Wed January 07, 2009
May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will walk beside you in your journey of grief. Richard & Kym Owen and the Staff of Owen Family Funeral Home

Jodie Pressler
   Posted Wed January 07, 2009
I love you all very much! Brucester will be missed greatly. I feel so lucky to have known him.

Jan Wagner
   Posted Wed January 07, 2009
My heart is just breaking. Bruce was always my second little brother. I look forward to the time that I can recall the fun we had, not the pain that I feel now. I am praying that you will be comforted during this time.
Love, Jan Wagner

Cathy & Larry Vanlaningham
   Posted Wed January 07, 2009
Brenda and girls-May the wonderful memories of your loving husband and father bring smiles to your saddend hearts.We are sorry to learn of your great loss, you will be in our prayers and thoughts. God Bless-Cathy & Larry Vanlaningham

Erica Reid
   Posted Thu January 08, 2009

So sorry for you and your family's loss. I have been thinking about you and praying for you and your family all week. My prayers will continue to be with you in the coming weeks through this difficult time.

Laura Bidle
   Posted Thu January 08, 2009
Aimee just wanted to let you know that we are thinking of you. May God give you comfort during these hard times.

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