June 14, 1937 - June 29, 2013
GOSHEN - Bruce K. Wiggins, 76, Goshen, formerly of Elyria, Ohio, died 4 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Morning View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, South Bend.
He was born June 14, 1937, in Erie, Pa., to Douglas G. and Harriet K. (Knowles) Wiggins. He married Margaret E. (Maines) Wiggins on June 20, 1964, at First Christian Church, Youngstown, Ohio.
Surviving are his wife, Margaret; daughters Jessica K. (Jeff) Burbrink of Goshen and Elaine L. Wiggins of Indianapolis; sister Sylvia (Nelson) Buck of Red Bluff, Calif.; grandchildren Jeremy, Jocelyn and Janelle Burbrink; and stepgrandson Philip Burbrink.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Bruce served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Basilone and was discharged in 1958. He attended IUSB and worked as an insurance investigator for Equifax and Owen's Security. He attended First United Methodist Church for more than 20 years and enjoyed gardening and reading.
A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Monday, July 29, 2013, at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen. Pastor Larry Smith will officiate.
Memorials may be directed to Northridge Area Swim Association (NASA) Scholarship Fund via Elkhart County Community Foundation or the Goshen Public Library.
Online condolences may be sent at www.rrefh.com.