We are saddened by the news of the death of Elder and Deacon Bruce Ingold.
John "Bruce" Ingold
July 27, 1928 - November 21, 2017
Bruce Ingold, age 89, passed away peacefully Nov. 21, 2017, with his wife Lee at his side. Bruce was born on July 27, 1928, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Emil and Alice Ingold. He spent his childhood in Milwaukee, attended college at MIT and graduated from Purdue University with a BS in mechanical engineering.
Bruce's career took him to Europe in 1956 where he was Vice President and Operations Manager of Woodward Governor Company, located in Zurich, Switzerland. He was manager of European Operations, which included Japan branch in Tokyo and European Operations in Amsterdam. In 1967 Bruce was transferred to Rockford, Ill. as Assistant to the Woodward President. Bruce did not officially retire from engineering until 2011 as he continued to consult for two other engineering firms.
Bruce enjoyed flying his airplane, hiking, singing, and music, but most of all being with family. He was a regular attendee at the Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church in St.. George where he enjoyed serving the Lord in various ways. Singing in the choir was one of his greatest joys.
Bruce is survived by his wife Lee, daughter Linda Ingold, daughter Judy Schippers (Steve), daughter Nancy Bentley (Ernest), and granddaughters Laura and Lisa Schippers. Also survived by mother of his children, Pat Ingold and second wife, Tineka Ingold. Bruce was also a loving father figure to Lee's children, Dale Hydeman, Deidrea Beddoe, Dana Carlson, and a loving grandfather to nine grandchildren and great grandfather to six great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on December 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church at 611 North 2450 East in Saint George.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Bruce's honor.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.SerenityStG.com.
Published in The Spectrum & Daily News from Dec. 2 to Dec. 3, 2017