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Bruce C. Ingersoll

November 16, 1929 October 23, 2018
Bruce C. Ingersoll
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Obituary for Bruce C. Ingersoll

Iowa-Bruce C. Ingersoll, 88, passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at home in Davenport, IA.

Bruce was born November 16, 1929, on the family farm in Green Valley, IL, a son of Vernice G. and Marjorie (Dosier) Ingersoll. He married his high school sweetheart, Carol Weinberger on April 10, 1949 at the First Baptist Church in Appleton, WI. She survives along with their four children; Peggy (Michael) Church, Karla (Dennis) Heinrich, Christopher (Katie) Ingersoll and Susan (Douglas) Ahlemeyer, eight grandchildren; Chad, Laura Brooke (Jimmy), Noelle, Nate (Sarah), Nick, Tricia (Greg), David and Adam and six great-grandchildren; Mia, Sam, Scarlett, Oliver, Elise and Madeleine.

Graduating from Woodruff High School in 1948, Bruce proudly served in the United States Air Force prior to attending Bradley University. Industrious and resourceful, Bruce worked multiple jobs before becoming a Peoria Firefighter, serving from 1957-1979, retiring with the rank of Captain. He also founded several companies including Ingersoll Building Products and Built Rite Construction where Bruce successfully guided these businesses for over 25 years.

An active member in the Peoria community, Bruce was a Freemason at the IL Lodge #263 of the Grand Lodge of AF and AM of Illinois for 50 years as well as a member of the Shriner’s and the Peoria Consistory. As a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Peoria, Bruce was a deacon and served on the board of the Peoria Friendship House. Bruce and Carol wintered at their home in Naples, FL, where they enjoyed a large group of family and friends.

Funeral Service for Bruce will be at 11:30 AM, Saturday, October 27, 2018 at First Baptist Church in Peoria. Visitation starts at 10:00 AM until time of service, also at the church. Pastor Robert Collins will officiate and entombment will follow in Springdale Mausoleum.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, 411 W. Lake Ave, Peoria, IL 61614, Illinois Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 2211 N. Oak Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60707, or Peoria Friendship House, 800 NE Madison Ave, Peoria, IL 61603.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

27

Oct

10:00 AM 10/27/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 10/27/2018 11:30:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Peoria

411 W Lake Ave
Peoria, IL 61614

First Baptist Church of Peoria
411 W Lake Ave Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

27

Oct

11:30 AM 10/27/2018 11:30:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Peoria

411 W Lake Ave
Peoria, IL 61614

First Baptist Church of Peoria
411 W Lake Ave Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Springdale Cemetery Final Resting Place

3014 N Prospect Rd
Peoria, IL 61603

3014 N Prospect Rd Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Peoria Friendship House

800 Ne Madison Ave
Peoria, il 61603

Illinois Shriner’s Hospital for Children

2211 N. Oak Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60707

First Baptist Church of Peoria

411 W Lake Ave
Peoria, IL 61614
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