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Robert S. Bradford

Published: Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 2:33 p.m. CDT

Robert Stanley "Beno" Bradford, 70, Oregon, died on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 in Madison, Wis.

Bob was born on March 12, 1942 in Elgin. He was a long time resident of Oregon having been raised there and then returned after his retirement.

He was the son of the late Mildred (Gaede) and LaVerne Bradford, both of Oregon.

Bob graduated Oregon High School in 1960 and spent four years serving with the U.S. Air Force.

Upon completion of his years in the service to our country he then attended and graduated from the University of North Dakota.

Bob, formerly of Algonquin, especially enjoyed making things with his hands, karaoke, playing golf, cooking, and telling a well-spun story.

He took great pride in living in Oregon and in particular living in the home formerly owned by his grandparents, Lela and Clare Bradford.

Bob is survived by his two daughters, Kara (Brett) Sandblom, Algonquin, and Amy (Aaron) Krawchuk, Huntley; his granddaughter, Alyssa Sandblom, and his grandsons Aiden, Alton, and Austin Krawchuk; his sister, Phyllis (Bob) Brashaw, Oregon; his brother, Gene (Rita), Jackson Springs, N.C.; and other family members, Jayson and Kelly Brashaw and their son Cooper, South Elgin, Jennifer and Jim Kitzmiller and their daughters Addison, Ashlyn, and Avery, Oregon, and Justin and Katie Bradford and their daughter Caroline, Pinehurst, N.C. His former wife, Ann Elliott, also survives him.

Our father, brother, uncle, and friend is loved and missed.  May God’s embrace comfort him.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. Seventh St., Oregon, with visitation from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Rev. David Rogula will officiate.

Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.

Visit www.farrellhollandgale.com to leave online condolences.

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