Bruce M. Guckenberger

Sept. 9, 1940 Dec. 25, 2014

Bruce M. Guckenberger of Pewaukee, age 74, born on Sept. 9, 1940, was born to eternal life on Dec. 25, 2014. He was the loving husband of Dolores (nee Bork) for 51 years; father of Paul (Kristen) Guckenberger and Linda (Mitchell) Trusty; dear grandfather of Chase, Havelah, Tegan, Cosette and Uriah; and brother of Gary (Marilyn) and Gregory (Chris) Guckenberger. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Bruce was fortunate to have so many wonderful people in his life.

Bruce was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a retiree of Kearney & Trecker Corp. after 30 years of dedicated service and the Waukesha Metro Transit after 13 years. Bruce was a leisure bicycle rider and enjoyed the many trails in Wisconsin and Illinois.

There will be a time of gathering on Saturday, Jan. 3, from 4:00PM until time of the memorial service at 6:00PM at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Wisconsin Humane Society, the Wisconsin House Rabbit Society or the American Cancer Society are appreciated.

Many thanks to those who cared for Bruce at the Froedtert Cancer Center at Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls and Horizon Hospice Care at Lawlis Family Hospice in Mequon.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-549-0659 or visit  to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.