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Bradley Pautzke

November 22, 1956 — August 13, 2023

Grove City

Bradley Pautzke, age 66, born on November 22, 1956, passed away on August 13, 2023. He was a beloved member of his community and will be deeply missed. 

Bradley graduated from Grove City High School in 1975. Following his graduation, Bradley joined the Army on July 1, 1979, and served his country with honor until August 2, 1984. Bradley was a dedicated welder, having worked at both Willmar Manufacturing and Bobcat-Doosan throughout his career.

Bradley made donations to various causes. He was particularly passionate about supporting children's hospitals, veteran programs, and police programs. 

Bradley is survived by his mother, Lucille Pautzke, along with siblings Linda Riebe of Grove City, Minnesota; David (Diane) Pautzke of Grove City, Minnesota; Debra Schmitz of Litchfield, Minnesota; Ricky (Susan) Pautzke of Barnesville, Minnesota; Dale (Stephanie) Pautzke of Grove city, Minnesota; Jimmy (Tami) Pautzke of Middle River, Minnesota; Mary (Kelly) Whitcomb of Williams, Minnesota; Julie Skillman of Port Orchard, Washington; and Michael (Teresa) Pautzke of Litchfield, Minnesota. Additionally, he is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, co-workers, and friends.

Bradley was preceded in death by his father, Darwin Pautzke, brother, Gary Pautzke, grandparents, uncles and aunts, as well as brother-in-laws Arthur Riebe and Brian Schmitz. 

A celebration of life will be held August 26th, 2023 at 4:00PM at the Meeker County Fairgrounds in Litchfield, MN. The family will have a private burial at a later date.

In Lieu of flowers, please send memorials to the Grove City Care Program.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Bradley Pautzke, please visit our flower store.


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