RUSSELL L. BRADENRussell L. Braden, 95, died peacefully on March 20, 2013.
Russell L. Braden, 95, formerly of Duluth, died peacefully on March 20, 2013.
He was born in Virginia, Minn.
He was a First Lieutenant in the 776th Tank Destroyer Battalion, Company C in World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star Medal. He raised his family in Duluth, and was a lifelong Mason and Elks Club member.
Survived by wife of 62 years, Amelia; sons, Andrew (Rebecca) and Richard (Sharon); grandchildren, Andrea (TJ) Johnson, Anthony - Captain USAF, Joel, Karissa, Kenzie, and Austin.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 30, in Johanna Shores, 3220 Lake Johanna Blvd., Arden Hills, Minn. Burial will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials preferred.
Bradshaw, 2800 Curve Crest Blvd., Stillwater, MN 55082 651-439-5511