Bruce Anthony Mensie

Private family services for Bruce Anthony Mensie, 69, Lawrence, will take place at a later date.

Bruce Mensie, 69, died Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at home from cancer.

He was born January 11, 1951 in Independence, Missouri, the son of Vern and Jean (Reiss) Mensie. He graduated from Rockhurst High School and a lacked about 4 hours from graduating from the Journalism school at KU. He worked as a transmitter engineer for KANU while in school, an electronics repairman, a mechanic, a bus driver, a market gardener and again a broadcast engineer for KPR and Audio Reader. He found great joy canoeing with his Girl Scout troop and learning to fly airplanes.

He leaves his wife, Mary Jo of the home; brother, Jon of Leawood; and best friend, A. K. Bailey of western Douglas county.

Memorial contributions may be made to Audio Reader, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana Street Lawrence, KS 66044.