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Bradley Jay Bethke

1948 ~ 2020 (age 72)

Obituary

 

His Legacy… Bradley Jay Bethke, 72, passed away July 1, 2020.  He was born on April 1, 1948, in Albert Lea, Minnesota to Duane Elroy Bethke and Audrey Janice (Olson) Bethke. Bradley married the love of his life, Gloria Jean (Sockow) Bethke, on November 17, 1972, in Brighton, Michigan.   He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.  Bradley was always helping his community. He was a volunteer firefighter and EMT for 17 years with Hamburg Township along with helping his neighbor.  There wasn’t anything he couldn’t fix or do to help them.  He was loving, caring and dedicated his life to the Lord.  He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

 

His Family… Bradley will be missed by his wife, Gloria Jean Bethke; his children, Michelle (James) Lewis, Brian (Charlotte) Bethke, Duane (Gogo) Bethke; siblings, Craig (Gladys) Bethke, Coby (Harriot) Bethke, Jill (Gary) Treadway; grandchildren, (Bethke family) Mika, Mason, Coby, Emma, Duke, (Lewis family) Brad, Ryan, Noah, Ava. He is preceded in death by his parents, Duane and Audrey Bethke.

 

His Farewell… Bradley’s family and friends will gather Saturday, July 4, 2020 from 1:30 until time of service at 3:00pm at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Hamburg Chapel. Please leave a message of comfort for Bradley’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign his guestbook at www.borekjennings.com.

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Services

Community Gathering
Saturday
July 4, 2020

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Borek Jennings - Hamburg Chapel
7425 E. Michigan 36
Hamburg, MI 48139

Community Farewell Service
Saturday
July 4, 2020

3:00 PM
Borek Jennings - Hamburg Chapel
7425 E. Michigan 36
Hamburg, MI 48139