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George W. Bradley
George W. Bradley, 87, Rapid City died at his home, Tuesday, June 19, 2012. He was born September 1, 1924 in Dines, WY to Edward E. and Anna Marie (Suvada) Bradley. George grew up in Oak Creek, CO and considered himself a Colorado Native. He enlisted in the US Marine Corps in 1941, serving in the Pacific Theater, including Tulagi, Guadalcanal; Solomon Islands and Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands. After being discharged in 1945, George re enlisted in the US Army serving in the occupation army in Japan and served two tours of duty in Korea and two tours in Viet Nam. He retired as a First Sergeant in 1971. George was extremely proud of his country and his service in the military. He married Jean E. Higgins in Denver on December 23, 1956. After retiring, George went to work for Colorado National Bank as a credit card investigator in Denver until his wife’s illness had them move to Rapid City in 1998 to be closer to their son. She died in 2000 and shortly there after George moved in with his son and daughter in law. George was very active in the Elks Lodge #1187, receiving the Elk of the Month twice and Elk of the Year. He is survived by his son, Brian Bradley and his wife, Hazel, Rapid City and his grand daughter, Andrea Bradley, Rapid City, two sisters in law; Joan Mumford and Jaynell Higgins, both of Rapid City and a nephew and a niece. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the Elks Lodge #1187. Entombment of his ashes will take place at Black Hills National Cemetery, 2:30pm, Monday, June 25, 2012 with military honors. An Elks Memorial Ritual by Elks Lodge #1187 and a time for sharing memories will be held at 7:00PM, Monday, June 25, 2012 at Edstrom & Rooks Funeral Service, Serenity Springs Chapel of Tranquility of Rapid City.