Juanita C. (Vana) Bruce

Juanita Cecilia (Vana) Bruce, 79, of Houston, entered into eternal rest on Monday, Nov. 12 in Sugar Land.

Visitation was held at Calvary Hill Funeral Home in Humble on Friday, Nov. 16 from 5 to 8 p.m. A celebration of her life and Mass were held at Calvary Hill Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. and burial followed at Earthman’s Funeral Home.

She was born March 27, 1933 in Schulenburg. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother. She was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church
She was preceded in death by her son, William Bruce Jr.; parents, Willie and Mary (Machac) Vana; brothers, Mansfield, Bill, Daniel, James, Ralph, Joe and Paul; sisters,Freida and Ida; and great-grandson, Justin Ruiz.

She is survived by her husband, William Burton Bruce; daughters, Debra Ann Ruiz and Teresa Marie Domingue; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and brother, Alfonse Vana.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family on Mrs. Bruce’s online guestbook at www.calvaryhillfuneralhome.com .