Obit: Graves, Bradley Lee (1949 - 1967)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Graves, Austin, Smith, Thompson, Green, Gile, Steinich, Hainz, Ajer, Engum, Upton, Gardner, Behrens, Becker, Rasmussen, Grabitzke, Hrasky, Zagozen, Hauge, Bieneck, Johnson, Spiegel, Fleming

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/20/1967

Graves, Bradley Lee (16 November 1949 - 17 April 1967)

Funeral services for Bradley Lee Graves are to be held this (Thursday) afternoon at 1:30 p.m. from the First Methodist Church in Neillsville. The Rev. Raymond J. Fleming of Marshfield will officiate. Burial will be made in Oakwood Cemetery, Merrillan.

Bradley was born November 16, 1949, in Neillsville, son of Darwin and Shirley (Austin) Graves. At the time of his death he was a junior in Neillsville High School, and an employee of The Clark County Press. He was active in school affairs and was a member of the school band.

He is survived by his parents; two sisters, Linda of River Falls and Mary, at home; and two brothers, Craig of the Air Force stationed at Albuquerque, N. M., and Steven, at home. Other survivors are his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Arleigh Graves of Granton.

Funeral arrangements are being made by the Georgas Funeral Home.

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/27/1967

Funeral services for Bradley Lee Graves, 17, who died April 17 at his home in Neillsville, were held last Thursday afternoon from the Methodist Church. The Rev. Raymond J. Fleming of Marshfield officiated. Burial was made in Oakwood Cemetery, Merrillan.

Pallbearers were: Franklin Hrasky, John Zagozen, Randy Hauge, Roy Bieneck, Bob Johnson and Dennis Spiegel. “How Great Thou Art” and “I Believe” were sung by Kendall Smith, accompanied by Mrs. T. N. Thompson.

People from out of town here for the service included: Miss Linda Graves and Mr. and Mrs. Ken Green of River Falls; Craig Graves, USAF, Albuquerque, N. M.; Mr. and Mrs. Gibson Gile and Robert Gile of Merrillan; Mr. and Mrs. Arleigh Graves of Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Steinich of Menomonee Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Otto Hainz of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Ajer of Menomonie; Mr. and Mrs. James Engum of White Bear Lake, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Art Upton and Mr. and Mrs. Gavin Upton and two children of Black River Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Dale Austin of Beloit; Mr. and Mrs. Everett Gardner of Mayville; Leroy Behrens of Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Becker and Mrs. Robert Rasmussen of Wisconsin Rapids; Mrs. Harold Grabitzke and Miss Eleanor Austin of Laona. Many others from the Greenwood, Granton and Merrillan areas also attended.



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