Bruce Donald Mathews, age 27, was called by our Heavenly Father December 18, 1990, after injuries suffered in an automobile accident.

Born January 19, 1963 in Boise, Idaho to Donald A. and Ordella Ord Mathews. Bruce was preceded in death by his only brother, Robert Jay, who died while serving an LDS mission, when Bruce was 14. Bruce served an LDS mission in Arizona. He graduated from BYU. He married Karen Sue Colby on June 22, 1988 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.Bruce was serving as 1st Counselor in the Elders Quorum in the Mesa 68th Ward, Pueblo Stake. Bruce always went the extra mile in serving our Heavenly Father, sharing his love of the gospel. He was a loving and faithful son, brother, uncle, husband, dad and friend.

Survived by his parents; wife, Karen; daughter, Heather Lynn; stepchildren, Gary and Sheri Robinson; sisters, Mrs. Gerri Alldredge of St. George; Terri Mortenssen of Jerome, Idaho; and many other family members.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 22, at 1 p.m., in the Mt. Olympus 9th Ward Chapel, 4635 South Lanark Road (3280 E.). Friends may call at the Russon Brothers Mortuary, 255 South 200 East, Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., and at the church on Saturday, from 11:45-12:45 p.m. prior to services. Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.

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