He was very proud to serve in the U.S. Navy. Bruce retired from the Ohio State University Hospital after 30 years and was currently employed at Fairview Hospital.
Bruce is survived by his beloved wife, Jean Marie (nee Oleksy) Polenz; mother, Beverly Plavchan; step-son, Mack Flinn; and siblings Jay Polenz and Jamie Hepp. He will be missed by family and many friends.
He is preceded in death by his father; sisters, Connie and Karen; and step-father Bob Plavchan.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 1 P.M. to 3 P.M. and 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. at Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 3477 Medina Road (corner of River Styx and Rt. 18) Medina, Ohio, funeral service will be at 7 P.M.
Online Memorials at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com 3477 Medina Road Medina, Ohio 44256 330-722-5888