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“I remember ol Jake well.He was a good ol,boy from North Marquette,Cliffs Dow location.He supervised many of freindly get togethers in the late 60,s...Read More »
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“Dear Dottie and FamilySo sorry we shared a lot of good memories. He will be missed R.I. P. ”
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“Dear Dorthy and Family,so sad to hear about my life time friend Jake.I grew up with your both families,and they were the best days of my life.It's so...Read More »
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“Dorothy and family, you have my deepest condolences on the passing of Jake. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
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“Terry, Steve and Laura: We are so sorry to hear of your Dad\'s passing. We have fond memories of being neighbors on Clark Street. Our thoughts and...Read More »
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John "Jake" Brady, 87, of Marquette, passed away on Thursday morning, January 19, 2017 at UP Health System- Marquette. John was born on January 4, 1930 In Marquette to the late John and Ida (Vadnais) Brady and had been a lifelong Marquette resident. He attended Bishop Baraga High School. John was formerly employed at the former Dow Chemical Plant, Tonella & Rupp Furniture Store, Montgomery Wards and the City of Marquette. After his retirement, Jake took up the hobby of painting. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy J. Brady of Marquette; three children, Terry (Carol) Brady of Big Bay, Steve (Cathy) Brady of Marquette and Laura (Jack) Moore of Florida; five step-children, Nancy (Barry) Greenleaf of Marquette, James (DiaAnn) Quinn of Green Bay, WI, Charlene Harrison of Roanoke, VA, Robert Quinn of Sturgeon Bay, WI, and Sherry (Chris) Henning of Duval, WA; also 17 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, several great, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death besides his parents was his first wife, Donna Jean Brady in 1979; three siblings, Maurice Brady, Evelyn Brady LaBlue, and Gerald David Brady; and two step-children, Kenneth Quinn and Debby Quinn. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 29th at 1 p.m. in the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home with the Rev. Greg Heikkala officiating. The Brady family will greet relatives and friends from 12 noon Sunday until the time of the service. A luncheon will take place immediately after the service in the funeral home. Burial will take place in the Holy Cross Cemetery. Jake's obituary can also be viewed at canalefuneral.com where relatives and friends may leave a note of remembrance.

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