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Melba (Bowers) Bradshaw

June 2, 1928 ~ June 2, 2018 (age 90)

Melba Bradshaw, 90, of Clyde, died at The Willows at Bellevue on Saturday, June 2, 2018, her 90th birthday.

Melba was born in Townsend Township, Sandusky County, Ohio on June 2, 1928 to Ward and Bessie (Debo) Bowers. She graduated from Margaretta High School.

Mrs. Bradshaw had worked at the Ohio Turnpike, the Silverfleece and retired from Erich in Fremont.

She was an avid golfer, a wonderful cook and a thoughtful and loving mother.

Melba was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Clyde, the Sleepy Hollow Golf Course and formerly the Clyde Eagles.

She married Charles Bradshaw in 1989 and he preceded her in death in 2007.

Survivors include her two children, Stephen (Sharon) Dick of Glendale, Arizona and Kay (James) Baker of Bellevue. Two grandchildren, Heather Gilchrist and Heidi Prentice, one step grandson Alan (Faith) Baker and two great grandchildren. Her sister, Fran Mosser survives in Bellevue.

Mrs. Bradshaw was preceded in death by her parents, Billy Dick, the father of her children and her second husband, George Lamson. Also her brothers, Paul Bowers, Frank Bowers and Donald Bowers, who was killed in WWII.

Visitation will be on Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 5-7:00 pm at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main St., Clyde. A private burial will be held.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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