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Bruce "Brew-Thai" French

November 5, 1969 ~ March 30, 2022 (age 52)


Bruce French of Rolling River First Nation, Manitoba passed away on March 30, 2022 at Brandon Regional Hospital at the age of 52 years.

Bruce was born in Erickson, Manitoba on November 5, 1969.

Bruce worked as a labourer in Portage la Prairie, Virden and Rolling River. He was a farm labourer and worked well with livestock. He also did work on housing (carpentry). He was a jack of all trades and could “Indianize” anything to get it working!

Bruce loved music, playing pool, traveling with Conklin Shows, and attending community events. Bruce was a very good musician, playing guitar and singing in various bars with his Neechi Morris Shannacappo. He will be missed by all his siblings and all his cousins, friends and his 2 dogs, Poncho & Ginger.

Bruce was predeceased by his parents, Walter Shannacappo and Gladys Shannacappo; brothers Charles Clifford French, William Joe French, and 3 sisters; Freda French and twin sisters Freda and Ann French, and recently his only son Bruce French Jr.

Bruce is survived by: Martin French, Norman French (Dawn), Walter French Jr. (Amy), Hazel French, Colton Dux (Melissa), Donald French (Courtney), and youngest brother George French.


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Funeral Service
April 6, 2022

2:00 PM
Rolling River First Nation
Southquill Hall
Rolling River First Nation, MB R0J 0P0


Rolling River Catholic Cemetery (North)
Rolling River First Nation
Rolling River First Nation, MB R0J 0P0

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