Bruce W. Barnes

Bruce W. Barnes, 62, of Palos Park, died Dec. 11, at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights. Visitation was held at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth. A funeral Mass was offered at Our Lady of the Woods Church in Orland Park on Dec. 15. Burial was private.

Mr. Barnes is survived by his wife, Sirkku; his sons, Brendon and Brian; his brothers, Scott and Jeffrey.

Mr. Barnes was born in Detroit, Mich. He was a salesman and account manager for the Chicagoland area for Continental Distributing Company in the 1970s until he joined Judge and Dolph in 1996 after they acquired Continental. He also served as a union steward and executive board officer of Liquor and Wine Sales Union Local 3 for more than 16 years.