Aug 182009


Wilma Fern Bradley, 91, formerly of Ottumwa, died at 7:20 p.m. Aug. 15, 2009 at the Davenport Lutheran Home in Davenport.

She was born Nove. 26, 1917 in Ottumwa to George and Zula Hull Pollock. She married Bernard Bradley June 29, 1935. He preceded her in death March 9, 1984.

She was a resident of Ottumwa all of her life, before moving to Davenport in September 2002.

She worked at Younkers Department Store, retiring after 20 years.

She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and the Altar and Rosary Society.

Surviving are two sons, Bob (Donna) Bradley of Omaha and George Bradley of Bettendorf, Iowa; son-in-law, Steve Seibold of Jefferson City, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jean Seibold; a daughter-in-law, Sharon Bradley; a brother, Clarence Pollock and a sister, Ellen Fackler.

Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick Catholic Church with Father John Spiegel presiding. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. A Christian Wake service will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Davenport Lutheran Home.

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