Elwood Charles Keinonen
Former Newberry resident, Elwood Charles Keinonen, 60, of Marquette, died Monday morning May 24, 2021 at U.P. Health Systems in Marquette. Born August 24, 1960 in Newberry, son of the late Onnie and Valarie (Dalgliesh) Keinonen, Chuck has been a resident of Marquette for the past 20 years. Chuck was a resident of Adult Learning Systems in Harvey and, during this time, held various employments as a paper shredder at banks and any forms of little jobs through the work program provided. Chuck enjoyed attending church on Sundays and loved to be around people. He dearly loved to be around his workers and friends at the home, going for rides and having a meal at McDonalds. Holidays were his favorite time of the year and always looked forward to celebrating his birthday. In addition to his parents, Chuck is preceded in death by his brother Wayne. Survivors include his siblings Albert (Jessica) Keinonen of Wisconsin and Dixie Lynn Grawey of Newberry; several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held Wednesday June 2, 2021 at 11:00 am at Forest Home Cemetery in Newberry with Pastor Melinda VanderSys officiating. Condolences may be expressed at www.beaulieufuneralhome.com. Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry is assisting the family.
Allan F. Bradley
Allan F. Bradley, age 79, formally of Lakewood, Washington (originally from Newberry, Michigan) passed away on May 20, 2021 at Madigan Army Medical Hospital in Fort Lewis, Washington surrounded by family. He was born July 25, 1941 in Newberry, Michigan where he grew up and attended school, enlisting in the Army in 1960. He retired from the Army in 1981 as Sergeant First Class. While in the Army he served 2 tours in Germany, 1 tour in Korea, and served in the Vietnam War. He earned 3 Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star. He also retired from Western State Hospital in Lakewood, Washington. He and his wife Pat were foster parents to over 2,000 children over 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, and spending time with family. He is survived by his wife Patricia (Gallagher) Bradley of Newberry, Michigan. They were married at the First Presbyterian Church in Newberry and had been married for 60 years. He is also survived by his three children – Dennis, Janalan, and Jim – four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren, sister Wanda Lewis, and brother Sunny Bradley. He was buried with full Military Honors at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, Washington, arranged by grandson James Allan Rasmussen. In attendance were Janet and Greg Warren of Wisconsin, their daughter Michelle Fidalgo of California, and Barbara Bumgardner of Yakima, Washington.