Gertrude Bradshaw Obituary

Gertrude Jane Bradshaw
Gertrude Jane Bradshaw
Gertrude Jane Bradshaw

April 22, 2004
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Gertrude Jane Bradshaw, 86, affectionately known as Tex by her friends, passed away April 22, 2004 at Wesley Acres where she had resided since 1999. She formerly lived in Polk City, Windsor Heights and West Lake Okoboji.

Gertrude grew up in Texas and later lived in Washington, D.C. working as a decoder for the US Government during World War II. She met her husband, Homer E. Bradshaw during WWII and they were married in 1943.

Gertrude enjoyed her family, friends, pets and lake home on West Okoboji, as well as reading, crossword puzzles, sports and detective programs on TV.

Gertrude was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Homer E. Bradshaw of Wesley Acres in Des Moines; son, Edward (TJ) Bradshaw of Clive; son, David B. (Pam) Bradshaw of Webster City; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at Dunn's Funeral Home, 2121 Grand Avenue in Des Moines on Monday, April 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. A private graveside service will be held at Woodland Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wesley Acres, Hospice of Central Iowa or the Central Iowa Animal Rescue League.




Graveside Service
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Monday, April 26, 2004
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Wesley Acres
3520 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Hospice of Central Iowa
401 Railroad Place
West Des Moines, IA 50265-4725