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Bruce Charles Hemelberg

Bruce Charles Hemelberg

Male 1943 - 1972  (28 years)

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  • Name Bruce Charles Hemelberg 
    Born 25 Jul 1943  SEE NOTES Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jan 1972  Oakland, MIShot by Police see notes, Buried Clinton, Macomb, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3916  Ritch
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father Douglas Eugene Hemelberg,   b. 4 Jul 1927,   d. 28 Jun 2002, Clinton, Macomb, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Norma Yvonne Cowsert,   b. 12 Jan 1927, Berkley, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 2000, Buried Clinton, Macomb, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 3 Jun 1950  Huntington Woods, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F133  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BRUCE CHARLES HEMELBERG (DUKE)
      b. July 25, 1943 9:45pm Washington Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan. Child of Norma Cowsert and unknown.
      d. Jan. 12, 1972 Hazel Park, Michigan cremated, Cadillac Memorial in Clinton Twp, Michigan
      Bruce was born BRUCE CHARLES LAPOINTE, After Doug and Norma were married, Doug adopted Bruce and his name was changed to HEMELBERG, adopted Feb. 15, 1951. Bruce never married or had any children. He had 9th grade education.

      Arrested 21-1-1962 on 5 count of holding up shops with a firearm. using his mother Normas car with a girlfiend. Address at that time was 18923 Faulkman, st Clemens, MI
      Sentenced to 5-30 years at Jackson State Prison, Michigan.
      3 days after release on 9th December, he instigated a 3 day seige with a 25 year old female hostage( Karen Liss). He was shot by a Police Marksman