Linda Jean Bruce, age 68, of Portage, MI passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018. Linda was born on January 13, 1949 in Cincinnati, OH. She enjoyed collecting dolls, traveling and attending Billy Currington concerts. She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Dennis Bruce; one daughter, Denise (Devin Winton) Bruce and one son, Kevin (Heather Parkin) Bruce; four grandchildren, Zachary, Hailey (Allen), Abby and Benjamin; one brother, Rick (Jan) Spencer; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one brother, Mark Spencer. In honor of Linda's wishes a private family service was held with burial in Ft. Custer National Cemetery in Augusta. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Humane Society of South Central Michigan, 2500 Watkins Rd., Battle Creek, MI 49015. Arrangements by Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Portage Chapel.