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Bruce R. Bigalk

Sun, Oct 1st, 2000
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Bruce Raymond Bigalk, , of Harmony, died from complications of cancer on Thursday, September 28, 2000 at Methodist Hospital in Rochester.

He was born November 3, 1950, in Rochester, MN. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a B.S. in Animal Science in 1972. He was active in many community organizations, St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church and Greenfield Lutheran Church. He was a member of the Harmony Community Band and Lions Club. He was instrumental in the development of the Harmony-Preston bike trail.

On December 16, 1972, he married Alice Junge at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Granger, MN. They enjoyed farming near Granger for 28 years and shared their lives with numerous friends in the area. They are grateful for those friends and family.

Family includes his wife; two daughters, Kate Bigalk of Rochester, and Molly Bigalk of UW-LaCrosse; a son Adam Bigalk at home; his father, Samuel Bigalk of Harmony; two sisters, Rosalie (George) Rusovick of Rochester, and Rita (Jerry) Vollmer of Prior Lake, MN; and a brother, David (Jane) Bigalk of Harmony. His mother and an infant son preceded him in death.

A memorial service for Bruce Bigalk was held on Sunday. October 1, at Greenfield Lutheran Church, Harmony, with the Rev. John Hagen officiating. Memorials are suggested to The Bigalk Family Scholarship Fund, Harmony-Preston Bike Trail, or Cancer Research

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