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Bradford Belander

Thursday, June 17, 2004

Born 12-1-1917 -- Died 5-26-2004

Bradford Walter Belander, of Viola, Ark., son of the late Walter Eric Belander and Tressie Rosella Myers Belander, was born Dec. 1, 1917, in Channhon, Ill. He died May 26, 2004, at his home in Viola at the age of 86 years.

He married Helen Louise Ciccotelli on Dec. 27, 1949, in Charleston, Ill.

He was a tanker truck driver for Standard Oil Company for many years and was a farmer. He was a Jehovah's Witness.

Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law -- Eric and Janis Belander of Viola; and a brother, Stuart Belander and wife, Rose, of Wilmington, Ill.

He was preceded in death by his wife in 2002; a brother, Dale Belander; and his parents.

A memorial service was held June 12 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness with arrangements under the direction of the Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem, Ark.