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Ardis Mae Schultz Bradbury
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Birth: Apr. 22, 1933
Death: Aug. 21, 2009
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA

Bradbury, Ardis Mae Schultz
Age 76, passed away at home on Friday, August 21, 2009. Ardis was born to Henrietta (Barr) and Melbourne Schultz on April 22nd, 1933. She graduated valedictorian of Dexter High School Class of 1951. While in high school she was a member of the girl's basketball team and carried her love of sports into her later life, playing catcher for an adult women's softball league in her fifties. Ardis married James Clifford Bradbury Jr, her one true love, in 1953. Their union produced three daughters; Wendy Weil of Elmhurst, IL, Kris (Bob) Romine and Cindy (Scott) Strudgeon of Dexter, MI. Ardis attended the University of Michigan and graduated from Ann Arbor Practical Nurse Education Center. She worked as a nurse at St. Joseph Mercy hospital for several years before retiring and beginning her second career as a classroom aide in the Dexter Community Schools. Ardis was an avid reader, an earnest gardener, a die-hard Michigan fan and a lifelong member of St. Andrew's United Church of Christ in Dexter. She was a mother to many and served as leader to Girl Scout Troop 52. Ardis was an inspiration and a mentor to her surviving grandchildren; Joshua, Joseph (Kristin) & Anna-Mae Romine, Daniel (Rachelle) and Nicolas Strudgeon, Adam, Brian and Erin Weil and a great-grandchild Isaiah Strudgeon, In addition to her husband, daughters and their children, Ardis is survived by her brother, Robert (Margaret) Schultz, a brother-in-law Keith (Kathryn) Bradbury, a sister-in-law Betty (Dave) Murphy, a host of nieces and nephews and many dear friends in both Michigan and Florida. Visit-ation will be held Sunday, August 23rd from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Hosmer-Muehlig Funeral Chapel; 3410 Broad Street in Dexter, Michigan. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 24th at St. Andrew's United Church of Christ in Dexter. The family wishes to thank all those who offered encouragement and support during Ardis' battle with cancer. Donations may be made in her name to Arbor Hospice in Ann Arbor, Michigan or to St. Andrew's United Church of Christ in Dexter.

Published in on August 23, 2009 
Created by: cherokee
Record added: Aug 23, 2009
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