Obit: Bradbury, Lewis Graham (1905 - 1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Bradbury, Chapman, Dykstra,
Bergelund, Covell, Mills, Johnson, Ekstadt, Ek
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) November 27, 1958
Bradbury, Lewis Graham (26 July 1905 - 19
Funeral services for Lewis Bradbury, 53,
former Clark County Clerk of Court and county traffic officer, were
held Saturday in the First Lutheran Church at Triumph, Minn., with
burial in the Lutheran Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were: Allen C.
Covell, John, Gordon and Hugh Mills, Chris Johnson and Dewey
Dykstra. An honor guard was furnished by the American
Surviving relatives attending the
services included his wife, Pearl, his sons, Algene and John of
Minneapolis, and Warren at home, a daughter, Mrs. Don (Paula)
Dykstra, of Marshall, Minn.; two brothers, Dr. Warren Bradbury of
Daytona Beach, Fla.; and Wendell Bradbury of Philadelphia, Pa.; and
a grandson, Philip Mark, of Minneapolis.
Lewis Bradbury was born and raised in
Neillsville, his father serving as a successful doctor in the area
for many years. Lewis attended Neillsville schools and was
graduated from Neillsville High School. The family moved to
Lakefield, Minn., several years ago, later moving to Triumph,
Minn., their present home.
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) December 4, 1958
Funeral services were held November 22,
1958, at the First Lutheran Church, Triumph, Minn., for Lewis
Graham Bradbury, who died November 19, at 9:45 a.m. after suffering
a stroke the preceding Friday evening at home. The Rev.
Oliver E. Bergelund officiated at the family service held at the
Stockdill Chapel at 11 a.m. and at the public services held at the
church. Burial was made in the First Lutheran Church
"Rock of Ages," and "Face to Face with
Jesus," were sung by John Ekstadt and Leland Ek. Organist was
Mrs. D. Roger Johnson.
Pallbearers were: Gordon Mills, Jr., of
White Bear Lake, Minn., John Mills, Augusta, Hugh Mills of Eau
Claire, A. C. Covell of Detroit Lakes, Minn., Chris Johnson of
Triumph, Minn., and Dewey Dykstra of Lakefield, Minn. The
honor guard was from Foster-Berhanrdt American legion Post, No.
Lewis Bradbury was born July 26, 1905, at
Neillsville, to Dr. and Mrs. E. L. Bradbury. He was educated
in Neillsville schools and attended Ripon College and later the
University of Arizona. On May 12, 1933, he married Pearl Chapman at
Mr. Bradbury served as a captain it the
army in World War II and was a member of the American Legion and
the Masonic Lodge. He moved to Triumph with his family in
June, 1958, a year after Mrs. Bradbury became administrator of the
Triumph Hospital. He was employed as a salesman for the
United Chemical Company of Mankato.
Lewis was for many years in public office
in Neillsville, being at one time Clerk of Court, also County
Traffic Officer, and in business for himself.
His survivors are: Mrs. Bradbury (Pearl);
sons, Algene and John of Minneapolis, and Warren, at home; Mrs.
Donald (Paula) Dykstra, Marshall, Minn. Two brothers, Dr.
Warren E. Bradbury, Orlando, Fla., and Wendell M. Bradbury,
Philadelphia, Pa.; and a grandson also survive.
Friends and relatives who attended the funeral were from Eau Claire, Augusta, White Bear Lake, Detroit Lakes, Minneapolis, and Lakefield, Minn.
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