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My heart is broken after hearing of Brads passing! I didn't see the obitituary until today or I would have been at his service! I only met him twice but he left a huge impression! He was looking for goodies for the bake sale his student veterans were planning and another friend and I from Blue Star Mothers dropped a bunch of goodies off to him, the 2nd time I saw him my Granddaughter and I dropped off a bunch

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Posted by: Ree Millard - Kalamazoo, MI - Friend   Jun 05, 2019

Mr. and Mrs. Older,

It is with much sadness that we write to you. We got to know Brad though our our two children who lifeguarded with him 15 years ago in Key West. He always had a smile on his face and we knew that when the guards went out to eat, Brad would make sure everyone behaved. After Key West, we kept up with your son through our son who remained friends with him. I know there is little

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Posted by: Bruce and Perfecta Baffer - Washington, DC   Jun 01, 2019

We are so saddened by your loss.


Posted by: Mike Fatt - Ann Arbor, MI - Family Friend   Jun 01, 2019

I met Brad through mutual friends and got to spend time with him on several occasions over the past year and a half. We liked to give him a hard time because he always seemed to wearing the same shirt, but he was so much fun and had something interesting to add to any conversation. He will be greatly missed.


Posted by: Brittany Melvin - MI - Friend   Jun 01, 2019

Bob, Cindy, and Danny,

There simply are no words to convey the level of sorrow for your loss; as a parent myself now I cannot even begin to fathom what you and your family must be going through. Though we lost touch as we grew older, I will always remember Brad for his kindness, even when we were young.

I pray God bring you a comfort that only He can provide. I am deeply sorry.

Jake Cole


Posted by: Jake Cole - Richmond, VA - Friend   May 31, 2019

Cindy and family, My heart goes out to you. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May God's peace, comfort and grace fill your hearts as they heal.


Posted by: Jill Albert (Pierce) - Climax, MI   May 31, 2019

My heart goes out to you both. I did not know Brad. But in knowing you two and your parents I am sure he was a great son. He obviously had a great even though short life. I wish you both the best in healing from this loss.


Posted by: James Keyser - Battle Creek, MI - Family Friend   May 31, 2019

My heart hurts for all of you. May God grant you peace that only He can give. I am so sorry for your loss and the pain you are going through.


Posted by: Linda Ruhlig - Land O Lakes, FL - Friend   May 30, 2019

I'm so very sorry for you and your family's loss Danny. Put thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Allison Dice and Cory Green


Posted by: Allison Dice - Battle Creek - Friend   May 30, 2019

I first met this young man at a Boy Scout function (Order of the Arrow) Herky Reynolds and I thought that he was a future leader. He went above expectations, not only as a scout leader, but as a fine young man. I lost touch with the family when my family moved to Illinois, but when I read about the accomplishments, Herk and I were right. It's too bad we won't get a chance to see what more Brad could

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Posted by: MICHAEL HENRY - Creve Coeur, IL - Acquaintance   May 30, 2019