Michael Bradford, 45

Michael D. Bradford, 45, of Brainerd, died on Monday, November 25, 2013, at Ess e n t i a H e a l t h / S t . Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd, MN.

A Mass of C h r i s t i a n Burial for Michael was held on Saturday, November 30, 2013, at 1 p.m. at St. Francis Catholic Church in Brainerd, MN. Visitation was one hour prior to services at the church. Reception followed services at the Brenny Funeral Chapel Reception Room in Baxter, Interment was at Baxter Cemetery.

Michael was born on July 31, 1968, in Austin, MN, and was proud to have been adopted on February 15, 1969, by his parents Robert and Addie (Horejsi) Bradford. He received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN, before going on to St. Mary’s University in Winona, MN, where he received his Masters in Psychology. Michael enjoyed spending time with his nieces, nephews and many friends. He loved his dog, Maude. Michael loved to read and enjoyed flower gardening. He was employed as a restaurant manager for Iven’s On The Bay and Bar Harbor.

Michael is survived by his parents, Robert and Addie Bradford of Baxter, MN; sister, Carla Bradford of Brooklyn Park, MN; brother, Dan (Tina) Bradford of Brainerd, MN; nieces, Haley and Addison Bradford; and nephews, Jacob and Maxwell Bradford. Arrangements were entrusted to Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter, MN. Please visit www.brenny.com to leave a message of comfort and support for Michael’s family.