Photo: Bruce Andreae formerly of Morris 1959-2021

Bruce E. Andreae, age 61, formerly of Morris, passed away Saturday, April 10, 2021 in Bridgeview, IL following an extended illness.

Bruce was born December 26, 1959 in Gibson City, IL. He attended grade school in Forrest, IL and Plainfield, and was a graduate of Morris High School.

Bruce worked as a painter and was also an employee of the State of Illinois.

He was a loving son, brother, and uncle who always enjoyed family gatherings and cookouts. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and stock cars.

He is survived by his father, Raymond “Ray” (the late Jeanette) Andreae of Morris; his mother, Geraldine (the late Donald) Heintz of Shorewood; his sister, Karen Jeffery; a step-brother, Rodney Sproul; and three nieces, Katie Stapleton, Erin Wolz, and Shannon Motter.

A Memorial Gathering for Bruce will be held Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. until the time of services at 2:00 p.m., at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 1201 W. Route 6, (at Deerpath Drive), Morris. Cremation rites have been accorded and interment in Elm Lawn Cemetery, Bloomington, will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in his name to Friends in Christ Lutheran Church, Morris, would be appreciated.

For more information, please call (815) 942-5040 or visit his Memorial Tribute at