April 24, 1933 - March 10, 2022
Bruce W. Austin, resident of Sterling Heights, age 88, entered into eternal life on Thursday, March 10, 2022. He was born into life on April 24, 1933 in Lupton, Michigan to the late James and Lorreta (nee Merriam) Austin. He was a proud Veteran of the United States Coast serving his country during the Korean War on board the SS HollyHock, patrolling the Northern Border and the Soo Locks. Bruce and Millie where long time active members at Trinity Lutheran Church, Utica, Michigan. Beloved husband of the late of Millie Austin (nee Van De Kerkhove). Loving father of Bob Austin, Jeff (Nancy) Austin, and Tom Austin. Proud grandfather of Tina (Darrel) Dacus, Tiffanie (Rev. Enosh) Fee, Daniel (Katie) Austin, Joshua (Emery) Austin, Christopher Sweitzer, Monica Austin, Derek Austin, Candace Austin and Toni (Dave) Wietecha. Dear great-grandfather of Connor Chester, Jacob Chester, Shelby Chester, Isaac Rickert, Logan Rickert, Landen Fee, Egan Austin, Quinn Austin, Sophie Allen, Sylas Jarvis, Spencer Jarvis, Jayden Rolfe, Jordan Rolfe, Kenneth Grays, June Grays, Janelle Austin, Tom Austin, Luna Austin, Lily Austin, Kristen Corcoran, Joshua Rizzo, and Dominic Wietecha. Dear brother of Ron (Char) Austin, Thomas Austin, Joyce Megee, and Jerry Austin. Brother-in-law of Terry Austin, Eleanor (the late Ed) Wright, Patricia (the late John) Prill, and the late Marie (Dale) Snider Leonard Van De Kerkhove, Harry (Maggie) Van De Kerkhove, and Ernie (Donna) Van De Kerkhove. Visitation at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Road (3 Blks E. of Van Dyke), Utica, Sunday, March 13 from 3-8om. In state Monday, March 14 from 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 45160 Van Dyke (At Hall Rd), Utica, until time of service 11:00 a.m. Interment Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, Michigan. Family request donations to Trinity Lutheran Ladies Aide.
Bruce W. Austin, resident of Sterling Heights, age 88, entered into eternal life on Thursday, March 10, 2022. He was born into life on April 24, 1933 in Lupton, Michigan to the late James and Lorreta (nee Merriam) Austin. He was a proud Veteran... View Obituary & Service Information
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