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August 7, 2020

7/24/2020 7:29:00 AM
Bruce E. Litzen

Bruce E. Litzen, age 64, of Rhinelander, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 with his family at his side and under the care of Ascension at Home Hospice.

Bruce was born in Rhinelander on Friday, Jan. 13, 1956, to Lyle G. and Lenita A. (Pond) Litzen. He grew up in Rhinelander where he attended school. Bruce was employed at Marplex for 11 years and later was employed as a landscaper for 20 years. He was united in marriage to Darlene L. Wolf on Oct. 9, 1976 in Rhinelander.

Bruce was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying fishing, hunting, swimming and camping.

Bruce will be dearly missed by his children: Pebbles M. Litzen and Calvin Litzen; one grandson, Trey Gwin; two brothers, Tom (Mary) Litzen, Russell Litzen, and a sister, Cindy Olson, all of Rhinelander. Also surviving are nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Darlene Litzen, two infant brothers, Garth and Gary Litzen, brother Conrad Litzen and three sisters, Rita Pollack, Marilyn Frisque and Laureen Litzen.

At the request of Bruce, there will be no visitation or service.

A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hildebrand Funeral Home & Cremation Specialists, 24 E. Davenport Street, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501, 715-365-4343. You are invited to sign the guestbook or leave an online condolence at

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