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Bruce Edward Gossen

August 17, 1951 — March 17, 2024

Minneota

Mass of Christian Burial for Bruce Edward Gossen, 72, of Minneota, will take place on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at St. Edward Catholic Church beginning at 10:00 a.m. A public visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at the Horvath Remembrance Center in Minneota from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. with a prayer service beginning at 5:30 p.m. Visitation will continue Thursday morning at the Remembrance Center from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. A rosary will be held at St. Edward Church Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Burial will take place at St. Edward Catholic Cemetery following the funeral mass. Upon conclusion of the graveside service a luncheon will be held at St. Edward Church. 

Bruce Edward Gossen was born on August 17, 1951, to Vincent and Theresa (Janssen) Gossen in Marshall, MN. He was raised in Minneota, MN and graduated from Minneota Public High School in the spring of 1969. Upon graduation he joined the workforce and was employed many different places throughout southwest Minnesota. Some of his favorite jobs include truck driving, farming, cabinet making, and greens keeping. 

In 1976 he met the love of his life Edna Eischens. The couple was married on June 2, 1978, at Hope Lutheran Church in Minneota. They raised their family in Minneota, MN. 

Bruce had many hobbies throughout his life. He loved woodworking and latchhooking. He could often be found going for a ride on his Harley. Bruce enjoyed playing golf with his friends and family. He would cheer on his sons and grandsons at their wrestling meets. 

Bruce died on Sunday, March 17, 2024, at the Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. 

He is survived by his wife Edna Gossen; children Tracy (Chad) Dahle, Tammy Gossen, Cody (Carolyn) Gossen, Shawn (Jaclyn) Gossen; grandchildren Hannah Abbott, Samuel Abbott, Cate Starzl, Charley Starzl, Cole Gossen, Dallas Gossen, Colten Gossen, Emmitt Gossen, Bentley Gossen; siblings Karen (Rodney) Golden, Mona (Jeff) Hammer, Pamela (James) Haugen; sister-in-law Marge (Brian) Obe; many nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends. 

Bruce is preceded in death by his parents Vincent and Theresa Gossen; twin brother Brian Gossen. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Curtis Eischens Memorial, First Security Bank, 113 South Main St., PO Box 7,  Hendricks, MN 56136 or Avera Foundation, PO Box 5045, Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5045.


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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Horvath Remembrance Center - Minneota

124 East 1st St, MINNEOTA, MN 56264

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Prayer Service

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

5:30 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Horvath Remembrance Center - Minneota

124 East 1st St, MINNEOTA, MN 56264

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Visitation

Thursday, March 21, 2024

8:30 - 9:30 am (Central time)

Horvath Remembrance Center - Minneota

124 East 1st St, MINNEOTA, MN 56264

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Rosary

Thursday, March 21, 2024

9:30 - 9:45 am (Central time)

St. Edward Catholic Church

409 N. Adams, MINNEOTA, MN 56264

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Mass

Thursday, March 21, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Edward Catholic Church

409 N. Adams, MINNEOTA, MN 56264

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Graveside Service

Thursday, March 21, 2024

11:00 - 11:15 am (Central time)

ST EDWARD CATHOLIC CEMETERY

Hwy 68, Minneota, MN 56264

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Funeral Luncheon

Thursday, March 21, 2024

11:30am - 12:30 pm (Central time)

St. Edward Catholic Church

409 N. Adams, MINNEOTA, MN 56264

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