Bruce E. Hlas, 70, a resident of Northwoods Living, Opportunity Village, in Fort Dodge, died Wednesday,

April 17, 2013 at Villa Care Center in Fort Dodge. Funeral services will be Saturday, April 20 at 10:00 AM at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be one hour prior to services Saturday at the

Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Fort Dodge. Burial will be in North Lawn Cemetery.

Bruce E. Hlas, son of Edward and Mary (Sekeras) Hlas was born March 16, 1943 in Ft. Dodge, Iowa.

Bruce worked at Northwoods Products and Services for many years. He displayed a good sense of humor and enjoyed a loving relationship with his family, his Northwoods family, and friends. He enjoyed working puzzles, collecting stuffed animals, and participating in various activities, including Special Olympics. The Cedar house dog, Gracie, was his loving companion.

He is survived by an aunt, Irene Sekeras of Ft . Dodge and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Terry.