Bruce Granville Mehus

July 13, 1948 ~ July 20, 2021 (age 73)


Bruce Granville Mehus, 73, Indiana, died July 20, 2021 at his home.  He was born July 13, 1948 in Belmont, Iowa and was the son of the late Granville Herschel and Dorothy (Johnson) Mehus.

Bruce was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Indiana and was employed at the Homer City Coal Processing Plant.  He had a wonderful sense of humor, was a marathon runner and was very proud of his Iowa roots.  He enjoyed golf, gardening, and coin collecting.

Bruce was a member of the Shelocta Sportsmen Club, the UMWA, the Indiana Fraternal Order Eagles #1468, the American Legion and was an Indiana County Master Gardener.

Bruce was a United States Navy Veteran, with the rank of RM3.

He is survived by his wife, Helen (Bencic) Mehus; his son, Brian Mehus and wife Jessica of Indiana, PA and his daughter, Melanie (Mehus) Kmetz and husband Adam, of Wentzville, MO and his grandchildren Robert, Mason, Tyler and Wynne.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Sandra and Marilyn.  

A private family memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.  Interment will be in the Union Cemetery, Shelocta.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in Bruce’s name. 

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