Born Nina Marie Johnston in Sheridan in 1926, she was the daughter of Bert and Pauline Johnston. She married Don Bruce and had three children: Carol, Kent, and Greg Bruce.
Nina raised her family by herself in Sheridan, then looked after her parents in their waning years in Powell. She was a college professor and high school teacher, as well as owner of ABC Builders and ABC Realty of Sheridan. She created, owned, and operated these two businesses with her parents and brother, Vincent P. Johnston, all deceased.
Nina has five grandchildren – Brandon, Zachary, Alexander, Gregory, and Alia Bruce. She is survived by one brother, Bert E. Johnston of Dallas, Texas.
Nina loved Wyoming and constantly proclaimed how wonderful the people were and what a wonderful place it is to live in. Nina was full of love for those who shared her life.
Thompson Funeral Home handled arrangements.