THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: January 31, 2013
Mrs. Alice Marian Knapp Bradley, 87, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26 at St. Vincents Hospital in Green Bay in the company of family members and caregivers, after living in the comforts of her home in Menominee.
Born on Oct. 21, 1925 in South Euclid, Oh. to Ruth Mohr Knapp and R. Conway Knapp, she lived her formative years in Passaic, N.J., Providence, R.I. and Grosse Point, Mi., where she graduated from Wayne State University, majoring in English Literature in 1947. She met and married Russell W. Bradley there.
She enjoyed friends, reading and her book club, the American Association of University Women, classical music, cooking and baking birthday cakes for her six children and grandchildren. She had a warm nature, delightful sense of humor and sense of style. She was a leader of the effort to bring fluoridation to Menominees water system and in Lincoln School PTA.
Among survivors are four sons, David, Peter, Robert (Chris) and Karl; a daughter, Betsey (Peter Hitch); seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and a nephew, John (Mary) Bradley and their two children.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Russell; a son, Richard and a brother, Hadley.
A wake reception will be held at the family home at N1026 Hwy. M-35, Menominee from noon until 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3. Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home, Marinette is assisting the family.