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Bruce Fish

September 14, 1937 — December 1, 2017

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Bruce E. Fish, age 80, of Grand Rapids, passed away Friday Dec 1, 2017. He was born in Grand Rapids to the late Martin and Genevieve (Cook) Fish. Bruce was a graduate of Coopersville High School class of 1955, served in the U.S. Air Force, and was a sheet metal worker. He enjoyed spending time with his family, hobby farming and was a devoted John Deere tractor and Ford truck guy. Bruce was preceded in death by his granddaughter Staci Cheadle. He is survived by his daughter, Theresa (Rodger) Cheadle; son, David (Amelia) Fish; grandson, Brian (Olivia) Cheadle and great grandchildren Zoe, Travis and Henry; grandson, Randy (Brianna) Cheadle and great grandchildren Colton and Brooks; granddaughter, Traci Cheadle; granddaughter Stephanie Skawinski and great grandchildren Aaliyah and Marisa; brothers Mike (Kathy) Fish and Dale Fish; sister Elaine VanHouten and several nieces and nephews. In keeping with his wish cremation has taken place. A life celebration memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec 9th 11:00 A.M. at the Throop Funeral Home, 214 Church St, Coopersville with his son David Fish officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Staci Cheadle Memorial Scholarship Fund C/O Coopersville Area Community Foundation, P.O. Box 205, Coopersville, MI 49404. An online guestbook may be signed at

Throop Funeral Home

Coopersville 616-837-8161

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