Obit: Bruce, Chelsea Rose (2001 - 2006)
Contact:  Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Bruce, Dotson, Zarins

----Sources: Thorp Courier (Thorp, WI) March 15, 2006

Bruce, Chelesa Rose (November 9, 2001 -March 12, 2006)

Chelsea Rose Bruce, 4 years old, of Thorp, died Sunday, March 12, 2006 at Our Lady of Victory Hospital in Stanley, due to accidental drowning.

Funeral services for Chelsea were held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 15, 2006, at the Nazareth Lutheran Church in Withee, with Reverend Bryan Anderson officiating. Burial was held in the church cemetery with Ty Umback, Royce Dotson, Bo Bruce and Jeff Juzwak serving as pallbearers.

Visitation with family and friends was held on Wednesday, March 15, 2006, at the Nazareth Lutheran Church in Withee from 11:00 a.m. until service time at 1:00 p.m.

Chelsea Rose Bruce was born on November 9, 2001 in Chippewa Falls, the daughter of Amanda Dotson and Matthew Bruce. She was baptized at the Nazareth Lutheran Church. A loving and caring child, she enjoyed the outdoors, and especially her Early Childhood Education at the Thorp Elementary School.

Chelsea will be dearly missed by her loving family: Mother Amanda Dotson of Thorp; Father Matthew Bruce of Somerset; Sister Saharra Zarins of Thorp; Grandparents Walter and Donna Zarins of Thorp and Pete and Bobbie Bruce of Lublin; Step-brother Fox Bruce of Somerset; Step-mother Tiffany Bruce of Somerset, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Maurina/Community Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.



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