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Bruce M. LeBlanc, 55, of Shady Cove, Ore., passed away on Dec. 27, 2011, in Cataldo, Idaho.
His is survived by his son, Jesse LeBlanc; his daughter, Natalie LeBlanc; a granddaughter, Aurora Petersen; his mother, Zelda LeBlanc; a brother, Tony (Christy) LeBlanc, a brother, Thomas LeBlanc, a brother, Byron LeBlanc; a sister, Cheryl Adams; a niece Allissa LeBlanc and her children; and a nephew, Jonathon (Caitlin) LeBlanc.
Bruce was born in Spokane on Aug. 4, 1956 and graduated from Deer Park High School in 1974.
Bruce was an avid outdoorsman. He especially liked boating on Lake Coeur dâ€™Alene. Bruce and his family and friends spent many summers camping near Harrison, Idaho.
Bruce loved North Idaho and had plans to move back.
He was a top-notch salesman and had received many awards for his salesmanship.
At one time, he owned his own company, USA Manufacturing, building and selling hot tubs. He was currently in the telecommunications industry.
Bruce was loved and admired by his friends and family. He was a big family man and loved all his family.
We can all remember his grand fireworks displays and deep and hearty laughter.
Services were Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, at Crossroads Baptist Church in Rose Lake, Idaho.