Obituary: Wanda Ellen Bradford, 82, former of Ludington

March 14, 2024

Wanda Bradford

Wanda Ellen Bradford, formerly of Ludington, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 6, 2024. She was born the daughter of Dwight and Clair Bradford, in Muskegon, on July 24, 1941.

Wanda spent her early years in Hill City, South Dakota. The family returned to Michigan and Wanda attended Hart High School. She was very strong in her faith. She loved nature and took many long walks in the beautiful countryside around Hart. She loved visiting Ludington State Park, especially in the fall.  In December, touring the Christmas lights in Ludington was a special joy for Wanda.

She is survived by: her son, Craig (Mary) Wheeler; daughter, Joni (Gary) Sims; granddaughter, Amanda (Yusuke) Imasaka; and former husband, Eugene Wheeler.

She was preceded in death by: her brother, Ron Bradford; and sisters, Karen Reed, Marilyn McLain, and Beverly Oldham.

Catholic funeral liturgy will be conducted at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at Beacon Cremation & Funeral Service, King-Hart Chapel, 2370 North 72nd Avenue, Hart with Fr. Phillip Sliwinski presiding.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony Bread for the Poor by mail, with attention to Development Office, St. Anthony Shrine 100 Arch Street, Boston, MA, 02110, or online at .

Beacon Cremation & Funeral Service, King-Hart Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

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