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Published January 02, 2013, 12:00 AM

Genevieve Bradbury

Genevieve Bradbury, 84, Detroit Lakes, MN died on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at Oak Crossing, Detroit Lakes surrounded by her family.

Genevieve Eileen Haspel was born Dec. 26, 1928 to William and Phyllis (Harding) Haspel in Bridgetown, Nova Scotia, Canada at the home of her maternal grandparents. She lived in Camrose, Alberta until age 11 when the family moved to Minnesota. She graduated from high school in Detroit Lakes, MN in 1948. She worked for two years at Northwestern Bell as an operator. Gen married Leslie “Bud” Bradbury on July 19, 1951 at Detroit Lakes. They made their home at the Bradbury farm near Vergas, MN where they farmed until Bud’s passing in 1987. She then worked as a housekeeper at the Holiday Inn in Detroit Lakes until 2004.

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