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Obituary for Bruce Irish

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Bruce N. Irish the son of Nathan and Sadie (Oleson) Irish was born January 4, 1927 in Greenville, Michigan. He died on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at the Valley Vue Care Center in Armstrong, Iowa at the age of 89.

He received his education in Greenville schools. Bruce served in the United States Army during World War II.

On October 10, 1980 he was united in marriage to Phyllis Tirevold in Armstrong. Bruce farmed and was a building contractor for many years. He built many homes through out the years. For hobbies, he enjoyed riding his motorcycle.

Left to cherish Bruce's memory are his wife, Phyllis; son, Glenn (Betsy) Irish; daughter, Connie Spohn; five step-children, Alan (Linda) Tirevold; Tom (Diana) Tirevold; Barbara Halverson; Roger (Mary) Tirevold; Jim (Vickie) Tirevold; 18 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren and one on the way.

He has been preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Jack (Marge) and Claire (Evelyn).
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