Bradley A. Rachuy

LITTLE LAKE, MI. – Bradley A. Rachuy, age 48, of Little Lake, formerly of Jesup, IA, passed away Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Halifax Hospital in Daytona Beach, FL.

He is the son of Daryl and Janet Rachuy and was born in Independence, IA on September 7, 1965. He joined the United States Air Force and served for six years as a Fuel Specialist. While stationed at K.I. Sawyer A.F.B., he met his wife-to-be, Tina Patient, and were wed on April 4, 1987 in Marquette. He was currently employed at Northern Michigan University as the Payne Hall Building and Grounds Attendant.

Survivors include his wife, Tina, two daughters, Jessica and Alyssa (Dustin) Milner and one granddaughter, Alaena Milner, all of Little Lake; his parents of Port Orange, FL; one brother, Kendall (Becky) of Sioux Rapids, IA; three sisters, Kelly (Rob) Barnett of Sandy, OR, Dena (Kipp) Oertle of Shawnee, KS, Shawna (Chris) White of Lenexa, KS. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Shirley Patient, sister-in-law, Linda Chevrette, brother-in-law, Grant Patient, as well as several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, one uncle, Col. Larry Rachuy, and his father-in-law, Russell Patient.

A memorial dinner will be held at the Marquette American Legion on Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 5PM to 8PM.