BRADSHAW, Larry LeRoy

Male 1940 - 2013  (72 years)


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  • Name BRADSHAW, Larry LeRoy 
    Born 07 Nov 1940  Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jan 2013  Nevada, Story, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 19 Jan 2013  Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID P596  Clan Connon
    Last Modified 1 Apr 2017 

    Father BRADSHAW, end 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother CHRISMAN, Arza Leeta,   b. 07 Jan 1913, , , Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 May 2003, Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F42  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family SEARS, Glenda Edith 
    Married 05 Oct 1963  Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. BRADSHAW, Melinda Sue
    Last Modified 1 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • {\rtf1\ansi\ansicpg1252\cocoartf1343\cocoasubrtf140{\fonttbl\f0\fswiss\fcharset0 Helvetica;}{\colortbl;\red255\green255\blue255;}\pard\tx560\tx1120\tx1680\tx2240\tx2800\tx3360\tx3920\tx4480\tx5040\tx5600\tx6160\tx6720\pardirnatural\f0\fs24 \cf0 Obituary \par Larry Bradshaw age 72, of Nevada, died at his home on Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013. A gathering of friends and family will be 4-7 p.m. Friday Jan.18 at Bethel Church in rural Boone with a 10:00 am funeral service Saturday, Jan. 19 at Bethel Church in rural Boone with a 3:00 pm Graveside service at Chester Center Cemetery, Grinnell, Iowa. \par \par Larry LeRoy Bradshaw was born November 7, 1940 in Iowa City, Iowa, to Arza Bradshaw. He was raised in Cedar Rapids, graduating from Jefferson High School in 1959. He attended Bethel College, St. Paul, MN, and received his bachelors and masters from the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls. He taught in the Cedar Rapids Schools for 14 years before beginning his teaching career for 25 years at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, where he received his PhD in Industrial Education & Technology. He received the G. Harold Silvus graduate student award and later received the Epsilon Pi Tau Laureate Award. He was a member of the Epsilon Pi Tau and the Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars. He spent a summer with the USAID Teach Corp in Kathmandu, Nepal, was selected as a Fulbright Scholar to Cyprus. With his family, he spent a year in Papua New Guinea under the Summer Institute of Linguistics. He was a delegate under Lt. Governor Anderson's Trade Mission to Korea and the following year took Iowa States students to Korea on a work-study program. After retiring from Iowa State, he spent the next 5 years at the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL) where he first opened up the international student office and then served as Dean of Academics. Upon returning from Texas, they moved from their acreage SW of Ames to Nevada. He was a member and past elder of Bethel Church, rural Boone, and volunteered on the disaster team for Red Cross for a number of years. \par He was married to Glenda Sears at Grinnell, October 5, 1963. He is survived by his wife and his 3 daughters--Melinda (Dave) Connon of Earlham, Iowa, Jenny (Rick) Brenner of Antioch, IL, and Betsy Eness of Ames, by 3 grandchildren - Maxwell Eness, Kathryn Brenner, and Bethany Connon. and his sister, Leeta House. He was preceded in death by his mother, Arza Bradshaw. \par In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to GIAL In care of Grandon Funeral and Cremation Care 414 Lincoln Way Ames, Iowa 50010. \par \par On line condolences may be directed to www.grandonfuneralandcremationcare.com \par Burial: \par Chester Cemetery \par Grinnell \par Poweshiek County \par Iowa, USA}