Date of BirthJune 12, 1937

Dallas Bradshaw Obituary

Date of BirthJune 12, 1937

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Date of PassingJuly 26, 2017

Dallas Bradshaw Obituary

from dallas, Minnesota, United States

Date of BirthJune 12, 1937

Dallas Bradshaw Obituary

Date of BirthJune 12, 1937

710 Views

Date of PassingJuly 26, 2017

Dallas Bradshaw Obituary

from dallas, Minnesota, United States


Dallas J. Bradshaw, age 80, of Pine Island, died unexpectedly on July 25, 2017, at his residence. The memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Mahn Family Funeral Home - Mahler Chapel in Pine Island, with the Rev. Deanna Woodward officiating. The visitation will be for one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home. Dallas John Bradshaw was born on June 11, 1937, to Ralph and Florence (Karrow) Bradshaw in Mantorville Township. He grew up in Pine Island and graduated from Pine Island High School in 1956. Throughout his school years, Dallas hauled milk and worked for several farmers in the area. He married Dorothy Berg; they had two daughters and later divorced. Dallas worked for IBM as a machinist for about 10 years. During this time, he was able to purchase his own farm, where he lived for the next 55 years; he loved his land. After Dallas started farming full time, he decided to take classes and he became a certified welder and auto body technician. Dallas married Rosemary Schad on May 20, 2000, at the Unitarian Church in Rochester. Together they enjoyed square dancing, traveling and playing bridge with friends. Dallas enjoyed woodworking, creating new tools and gadgets, restoring tractors and vehicles, and spending time with family. Dallas is survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Rosemary; two daughters, Nancy (Matthew) Hertz of St. Paul and Theresa (Tom) Benda of Pine Island; stepson, Hank (Barb) Schoonover of Golden Valley; six grandchildren, Sarah Hertz, Rebecca (Kyle) Ratcliffe, Dillon Hertz, and Valerie, Madeline and Andrew Schoonover; great-grandson, Kaden; and one sister, Janice Bennerotte. Dallas was preceded in death by his stepdaughter, Anne Schoonover; brother, David Bradshaw; and his parents. Memorials are preferred to Channel One, Salvation Army or a . Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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