Bruce Wayne Mordhorst

January 3, 1954March 2, 2019

Bruce Wayne Mordhorst, 65, died unexpected at his home on March 2, 2019. He was born on January 3, 1954, in Davenport, the son of Delmar Wayne and Barbara Ruth (Spengler) Mordhorst. He worked for 20 years as a sheet metal worker at Schebler, then pursued and obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering at the University of Iowa in 2007.

Family and friends may offer condolences to Bruce’s family Saturday March 16, 2019, at Luther Crest Hall 5454 North Gaines, Davenport, IA from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Dessert and refreshments will be served and fellowship will be enjoyed.

Bruce was a skilled engineer, able to design, build, and repair machinery, as well as a skilled tradesman in woodworking. Those who knew him marveled at his art. One of his greatest joys was walks with his dog, Duffy. He was a kind and gentle soul, and will be missed by those who knew him and loved him.

He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Barbara and Neal Damm, Davenport, sister, Tarrie Mordhorst, Mishawaka IN, brother, Lance (Mary) Mordhorst, Davenport, stepsister, Suzanne (Graham) O’Donnell, Davenport, stepsister Kathleen (Ronald) Heneke, Delmar IA, and his dog “Duffy”.

He was preceded in death by his father.


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, March 16, 2019

Bruce Wayne Mordhorst

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The CHS Reunion Committee of the Class of 1970

March 11, 2019

Dear Classmate,
We want to extend our sincere sympathy and condolences at this time of your loss.
We hope you can look back at your good memories for comfort and peace to ease your heart.