BRADBURN, Bertha Stout, devoted wife and mother passed away peacefully on 16 December 2009. She was born in Liberty, IN on 31 May 1924 to Aaron Forrest and Mabel (Overman) Stout. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband David D. Bradburn on October 18, 2008; 3 brothers and 3 sisters. In 1942 Bertha joined the war effort as an administrative assistant at Wright Patterson AFB in Ohio. She married David D. Bradburn in 1956 and raised sons David and Robert in Manhattan Beach, California. Bertha was active in PTSA, Officer's Wives Club, singing ensembles and many community efforts through her beloved Manhattan Beach Community Church. She enjoyed world travel with her David and was a dedicated caregiver to him in his final years. She is survived by her two sons and four grandchildren. Memorial service will be Saturday, 16 January 2009 at 1 pm, Manhattan Beach Community Church, 303 South Peck Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. The family requests that donations be made to the Bertha S. Bradburn Memorial Fund through the church in lieu of flowers.

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  1. Dear Carol, Susan, David, and Bob: I’m sorry to find that your parents have both passed away. I found this out while looking for Bob. We were friends at Hanscom AFB before my father retired and we moved to Colorado. I would love to re-establish contact with Bob! One of my fondest memories ever is praying in Bob’s room with you and David Milam down the street. I sure appreciated your courage in calling him, and all of us, to faithfulness. I also enjoyed playing with your Dad’s reel-to-reel in your basement; that was high tech and hi-fi. How are you doing, my brother?! By the grace of God I walk with him, along with my wife of 29+ years, and 6 children (11-27yrs old). Please contact me at the email below if you like. “No worries” if you’d rather not, …unless that’s because you are not walking in faith. (Then you absolutely must contact me so I can kick your butt. ; ) Because He lives, Brian

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