Bruce Takeda
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Bruce Takeda
  • October 12, 1954 - November 27, 2017
  • Commerce City, Colorado

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Bruce an avid fisherman and longtime resident of Commerce City, CO, passed at his home unexpectedly on November 27, 2017 at the age of 63.

Bruce is survived by sister and brother, Pam and Gary Newman; his nieces and nephews: Michelle Fairbanks; Traci Newman Fickel and Daryck Fickel; Ray Takeda II; James "Jimmy" Newman; grand-niece, Raylene Newman and many cousins. He is preceded in death by his dad and mom, Ray and Aiko Takeda and his brother, Rodney Takeda.

Bruce was a devoted fan of the Broncos, Rockies and Avalanche. He enjoyed fishing, watching nature shows and astronomy. He loved the sky so much his niece surprised him with glow in the dark decals for his bedroom ceiling.

Bruce loved to talk and spend time with his family. He never met a stranger and if you had just a few minutes to spare he would share the best stories. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends and all who knew him.

Funeral services are on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 1:30pm at Olinger Highland Mortuary and Cemetery.

For those that wish to join the family after the service, they will meet at El Jardin Mexican Restaurant in Commerce City from 4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.