Bruce Jay Berck Jr., 26

March 15, 1995 - July 17, 2021

Bruce Jay Berck Jr., 26, of Hastings, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021, at his home.

Memorial Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 23, at Butler Volland Chapel in
Hastings, with Minister Bruce Jay Berck Sr. officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior
to service at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family. Private
condolences may be sent to the family at Livingston Butler Volland
Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Bruce was born March 15, 1995, in Hastings, NE to Bruce Jay Berck Sr. and Cindy Sue
(Escritt) Berck. He graduated from Hastings High School in 2013. Bruce learned how to
weld in high school and was interested in trade work. He enjoyed fishing, camping,
collecting and smoking cigars, target practice, and his favorite historical era was World
War II.

Bruce was very proud of his beard and collected various shaving memorabilia. He
sported facial hair most of his adult life and had a long beard for a few years. Bruce
taught himself how to play the guitar and played the bass for bands when he was
younger. He was a member of the Christian Motorcycle Association and National Rifle

Bruce was preceded in death by his grandparents; great-grandparents; great-aunts and
uncles; and numerous extended family.


Mother: Cindy Berck – Hastings, NE

Father & Spouse: Bruce Sr. & Lisa Berck – Grand Island, NE

Siblings & Spouses: Kylie Berck – Hastings, NE
Samantha Berck – Hastings, NE
Merissa & Reggie Petersen – Grand Island, NE
Molley & Levi Stanger – Grand Island, NE
Miranda Eastman – Grand Island, NE

Nephews: Cooper Berck
Caedyn Petersen
Bentlee Petersen
Owen Petersen
Lukas Petersen
Landon Stanger

Numerous Aunts, Uncles, Cousins & Friends