Bruce Albert Stine, 73, of Geneseo, IL (formally of Dixon) died peacefully in his home on Thursday, June 30th, 2022. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6th at First Baptist Church, 15300 Ford Rd., Geneseo. Rev. David Murphy will officiate. Private interment will be held in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Dixon. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the church. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Geneseo. Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, Geneseo is assisting the family with arrangements.
Bruce was born to the late Rev. Earl and Alberta (Fritz) Stine in Decatur, IL on January 16th, 1949. Throughout his adult life, he worked as a car detailer until his retirement in 2017. Bruce was thoughtful, loving, and enjoyed trains of all kinds. He was an involved member of First Baptist Church in Geneseo, IL. His love for God and sharing that with others was most important in his life.
Bruce married Diana Rizner on March 25th of 1968 and together they had two daughters. Upon Diana’s passing, he was blessed to love again and married Bonnie Talbot on October 6th, 2001.
Bruce is survived by his wife, Bonnie, daughters Patricia (Michael) Kessel of Littleton, IL, Christi (Phillip Jr) Plumb of Dixon, IL, and Kori (Paul) Franklin of Geneseo, IL, six grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and a nephew.
Bruce is preceded in death by his wife, Diana, his parents, brother Earl Stine Jr, and sister, Sandra Davis.