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Bruce E. Govier, DDS

Bruce E. Govier, DDS

March 17, 1952 – September 13, 2018

Preceded in death by parents, Glen and Frances.  Survived by wife, Pam; son and daughter-in-law, Andrew and April; sister, Joyce Magee (Wayland); brothers, Steve (Sonja), Frank, and Dan; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Don and Betty Hogenson; sister-in-law, Paula Hogenson; his loving Candlewood Dental Family, Kim Kruse, Richelle Miller and Duniee Nielson; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, patients, and friends.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 16th, from 4-6PM at West Center Chapel.  MEMORIAL SERVICE:  Monday, September 17th  at 10AM, Countryside Community Church (8787 Pacific Street).  Memorials are suggested to Countryside Community Church or Lutheran Family Services At Ease Program.

28 Comments

  • Tim Martin Posted September 15, 2018 8:18 am

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Bruce was a very fun loving man may he rest in piece and God Bless all his loved ones left behind

  • Duniee Nielsen Posted September 15, 2018 9:21 am

    Words can’t express the kindness generosity this man gave to the world. Simple man with a heart of gold. Just like Jesus.I will miss you so much. Thank you for everything. Thank you

  • Barbara Hogenson Posted September 15, 2018 10:46 am

    We send our love to Pam, Andrew and April, Aunt Betty and Uncle Don, and all of Bruce’s loved ones. He was not only a treasure to our Hogenson family, but to all who knew him. We will miss him.

  • Reba Govier Spooner Posted September 15, 2018 11:09 am

    So sorry for your loss. Bruce was a great man. I enjoyed visiting with him when I took my mom Myrldean to see him. I also remeber many fun times on the farm growing up!

  • Susan Grady Bristol Posted September 15, 2018 11:46 am

    I’m so sorry to hear the news of Bruce’s passing. He was a great guy. I knew him in high school and, later in 2000, when we moved back to Omaha from Chicago, he became our dentist He was a great dentist, always taking good care of us. He will be missed.

  • Bruce Willhite Posted September 15, 2018 6:47 pm

    My condolences and sympathy to my friend ‘s family and his extended dental family. He helped me many times over some 26 years,a true professional and wonderful man. Thank you for being part of my life

  • Tish Walker-Halstead Posted September 16, 2018 11:08 am

    Bruce was a great person and very loving, giving, compassionate and sincere. Our Society has suffered a great loss but his legacy will remain forever. He touched our world and made it a better place. Pam, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Kelly Maloney Posted September 16, 2018 6:10 pm

    We are so saddened to see the news about Dr.Govier. His entire family and staff are all in our thoughts and prayers. Dr.Govier will be missed by us all. From long time patients, Bob,Linda,Kelly, and Karin Maloney

  • Laurie Johnsen Posted September 16, 2018 8:17 pm

    I am heartbroken about Dr. Govier. I had been seeing him for 23 years and him and the staff were friends. My prayers go out to his family and staff. He was loving and friendly and will be missed.

  • Beti and Steve Arling Posted September 16, 2018 9:28 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. He has been our dentist for aproximately 20 years and both of us are going to miss him. Our condolances to his family and co-workers.

  • Beti and Steve Arling Posted September 16, 2018 11:01 pm

    We offer our deepest sympathies for your loss, Dr. Govier has been our dentist for aproximately 20 years and we will miss him. We are keeping Dr. Govier, along with his family and staff in our prayers.

  • Beti and Steve Arling Posted September 17, 2018 8:11 am

    To Dr. Govier’s family, friends ad staff, please accept our deepest sympathies for your loss, As our dentist for 20 years we are going to miss him. He, as well as all of you will be in our prayers.

  • Pam & Jim Jones Posted September 17, 2018 8:42 am

    To the family and the office family- Dr Govier will be truly missed. His office staff were amazing. He was a great dentist who cared about his patients.

  • CATHY BLISS Posted September 17, 2018 9:08 am

    We are so sorry for your loss. Dr. Govier has taken such good care of our family for a long time. He was such a sweet and gentle man. He will be missed. Ron, Cathy & Colin Bliss

  • Steve Darling Posted September 17, 2018 9:30 am

    Bruce and I were Alpha Gamma Sigma fraternity brothers and shared some great college memories. My condolencies to Pam and the Govier families for their loss. Best regards, Steve and Paula Darling.

  • Julie Burgess/Jana Prescott Posted September 17, 2018 11:42 am

    We saw this in the paper and were so saddened. Dr. Govier had just seen Jana on Tuesday and was his usual self. I could not have found a better man to work on Jana’s teeth for all these years. He loved her and cared for her like she was family. May God grant peace to the family and those who worked with him. He will surely be missed!

  • Connie Miller Posted September 17, 2018 12:35 pm

    Dr. Govier was my dentist for many years. He was a great dentist and a wonderful guy. My condolences to his family and to the girls in the office. Visiting there was like visiting friends.

  • Jim & Beth Chmelka Posted September 17, 2018 1:10 pm

    Our deepest sympathies to you all. We’ve been patients for 30 years and consider Dr. Govier, Kim, Richelle and Duniee as part of our family. Dr. Govier was such a kind and gentle dentist who really cared for people, and we will miss him. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and everyone at Candlewood Dental.

  • Christy, Don, Kevin, Scott, & Michael Carpino Posted September 17, 2018 1:24 pm

    We just heard the news about Bruce. He has been our trusted family dentist for almost 40 years. We are so sorry for the loss of this kind and gentle man. He will be sorely missed, and his family and staff are in our thoughts & prayers.

  • Katie & Jon Sindt Posted September 17, 2018 5:24 pm

    We are so shocked and saddened by Dr. Govier’s passing. Our whole family has gone to his office for over 29 years. His jovial manner both with his patients and his staff were to be admired. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Dr. Govier’s family, friends and staff. He will be deeply missed.

  • Mindy Myers Posted September 17, 2018 7:41 pm

    I am so sorry to the family, friends and staff of Dr Govier. He has been my dentist for the last 10+ years. He was always so friendly and made me feel comfortable. His staff was amazing and I am so going to miss him and the girls.

  • Phyllis Heath Posted September 18, 2018 5:46 am

    Condolence and sympathy to all. Bruce’s family and and the Heaths have been Tappan Valley neighbors for decades. I was so very saddened to hear of your loss. May You be comforted by the caring and helping hearts and hands God scatters on your pathway as you continue on. Christ’s love and prayers, Phyllis Heath

  • Phyllis Heath Posted September 18, 2018 5:53 am

    Condolence and sympathy to all. Bruce’s family and and the Heaths have been Tappan Valley neighbors for decades. I was so very saddened to hear of your loss. May You be comforted by the caring and helping hearts and hands that God will lovingly scatter along your pathway. Christ’s love and prayers, Phyllis Heath

  • Leesa Posted September 18, 2018 6:22 am

    Thoughts and Prayers to Dr Goviers loved ones! I had a pleasure of meeting him about 10 years ago when he became my dentist! He will be missed!

  • Terri Werner Posted September 18, 2018 8:12 am

    I am so sorry for your loss. My heartfelt condolences to the family and staff.
    I have been a patient of Dr. Goviers for 18 years and will miss his smile and sense of humor.

  • Sandy Brazier Posted September 18, 2018 9:06 am

    It was with such great sadness when my family and I found out about Dr. Govier’s passing. We’ve been patients of his for 20 + years. He felt like part of our family. Our sincerest condolences to his family in this time.

  • Alison Leininger Posted September 19, 2018 9:44 am

    Dr. Govier was a wonderful dentist. I truly valued his medical opinion and really felt he had my best interest at all times. Prayers to the family and staff at Candlewood. Much Love.

  • Sangeeta Badal Posted September 19, 2018 1:58 pm

    So shocked and saddened by Dr. Govier’s passing. He was such a wonderful person and a great dentist. He took care of our family for over 15 years. His family and staff are in our thoughts & prayers.

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