THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Bradley Teasdale, 85, of Marinette, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 28 at the Luther Home.
Born July 23, 1931 in Madison, to Forrest Teasdale and Lou Storrs Bradley, he was raised by his grandmother, Emma Thompson Teasdale.
He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He worked at North Central Airlines for nine years and managed several stations in their system and served as Director of Fleet Management at their headquarters in Minneapolis, Mn.
He joined Haller Beverage Corp. of Marinette, becoming President and Owner until retiring in 1989. Active in community affairs, he served as Exalted Ruler of the Marinette Elks Lodge, was a member of Mayor Woleske's Citizen's Advisory Committee and Michigan Governor's Air Service Task Force, was Chairman of the Twin County Airport Commission, President of Twin Cities Civic Club, Chairman of the Great Lakes Logging Congress and President of the Twin-City Homecoming Corp. and others.
He is survived by family and friends, most of whom prefer anonymity.
A memorial visitation to celebrate his life at Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home in Marinette was held on Saturday, March 4 from 11 a.m. until time of an Elks Service at 1 p.m. A time of shared recollections followed. Burial was in the Shawnee Cemetery in New Diggings.