Arthur Bruce Carpenter, Jr.

1943 - 2022

South Bend


  A. Bruce Carpenter, Jr., 78 of South Bend passed away on Tuesday, April 5th in Memorial Hospital, following an extended illness, with his loving family by his side.

  Bruce was born in South Bend on August 25, 1943, in South Bend to the late Arthur Bruce and Betty M. (Eaton) Carpenter, Sr. Bruce married Carolyn S. Ranstead on August 3,1968, in South Bend. Carolyn survives along with their daughter, Kelly A. Carpenter of South Bend and their two sons, Kenneth B....

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Keith and Charlotte Friedlund

April 11, 2022 11:00 AM

Although we never met, we are thankful to Mr. Carpenter for our new grandson-in-law, Baylee.
We offer our sincere condolences to his family.
Keith and Charlotte Friedlund


April 8, 2022 3:31 PM

My father talked very highly of Bruce and treasured their friendship. They were friends from the Army and stayed in touch for many years. ❤️

Coleman Evans

April 8, 2022 7:53 AM

Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Coleman Evans


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Michelle Ranschaert

April 8, 2022 7:48 AM

 I am so sorry to read of Bruce's passing. I remember him as a kind, quiet man that loved his family with all that he had.  May God comfort you during this time .  Thoughts and prayers are with you  all. . 

Michelle Ranschaert


April 7, 2022 4:51 PM

Condolences to the entire Carpenter family.

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