Ellen Allie Bradley, age 73, passed away unexpectedly at Mercy Health St. Mary’s on Saturday, April 16, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Duane on March 22, 2016; her parents, Dollie and Bunyon Stroud; 2 sisters, Elizabeth Floyd, Blanche Evans; 2 brothers, Lester and James Stroud; son in-law, Fred Taylor. Ellen enjoyed spending time with her family, knitting and gardening. Ellen is survived by her 6 children, Reba & Gerald Albritton, Janet & Doug Plumb, Yvonne Taylor, Dale & Jacki Bradley, Linda & Joe Maxim, Doug & Tracy Bradley; grandchildren, Melissa (Scott), Nicole (Matt), Andrea (Reggie), Tim (Angie), Troy (Tiffany), Jessica (Nate), Tiffany (Scott), Krystal (Donte), Joanna (Lee), Derk (Bridget), Dalton (Lindsey), Dillon (Sam), Angela (Paul), Ashley (Eddie), Nicole, Jacob, Kailie; 23 great-grandchildren; sister in-law, Pam & Gene Gibson; brother in-law, Harry Flood. Funeral services were held at the Hessel Cheslek Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 20, at 7:30 P.M. Friends met the family at the funeral home on Tuesday, 6 to 8 P.M. and on Wednesday, 5:30 to 7:30 P.M. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to assist the family with expenses.
Arrangements by Hessel Cheslek Funeral Home, 88 East Division St., Sparta, MI 49345, www.hesselcheslek.com