SAN ANTONIO – Bruce Arvid Makela, 54, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, at Northeast Methodist Hosptial, San Antonio/Universal City, Texas. Bruce was employed by Lyons Magnus, Dispenser Services of Texas, Inc., Schertz, Texas. Bruce will be remembered for his positive outlook and zest for living. Favorite pastimes included golfing, riding his Harley-Davidson and tubing the local rivers. He was predeceased by his parents, Axel Arvid and Lillian Elinor Metsola; his wife, Penny; and son, Craig. He is survived by his daughter, Staci Makela; two grandsons, Brian and Craig Hill; and 10 brothers and sisters, Judith Elinor of Bangor, Karyn Elizabeth of Dexter, Cheryl Elaine of Fremont, Ohio, Paul Allen of Seligman, Mo., Linda Lee Evelyn of Dowagiac, Mich., Ruth Ella of Boston, Gayle Eileen of Novi, Mich., Samuel Thomas Andrew of Niles, Mich., Donna Lee Elaine of Niles, Mich., and Keith Alan of Bradford. A celebration of life ceremony was held 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at his residence in Universal City, Texas, for family, friends and guest.