Madeline Bradstreet

Wood River | Friday, August 19 2022 |

Madeline E. Bradstreet, 88, passed away Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville. 

Born March 29, 1934, in Catlin, IN, she was a daughter of George W. and Bernice (Baker) Tappy. 

She married Elva G. “Al” Bradstreet on Oct. 24, 1952, in Wood River.  He passed away on Nov. 3, 2011. 

Madeline was a faithful and active member of the Wanda United Methodist Church.  She enjoyed shopping, boating, traveling with her husband, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Survivors include two sons, David (Ronda) Bradstreet of Highland and Gary (Jackie) Bradstreet of Edwardsville; five granddaughters and their husbands, Melissa (Chad) LaCroix, Shelia (Robbie) Lutz, Sarah (Daniel) Klingemann, Amy (Mark) Whittet and Tara (Nic Inman) Bradstreet; 8 great-grandchildren, Gavin, Dylan, Colin, and Karly Lutz, Wyatt Knight, Audrey, and Aiden LaCroix, and Ava Whittet; four sisters-in-law, Joyce Tappy of Glen Carbon, Carol Bradstreet and Shirley Smith, both of Galt, CA and Joyce Wadley of Bakersfield, CA; a brother-in-law, Marion Garrigus of Wood River; and many nieces and nephews.  

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Colleen McCleland, Kay Garrigus, and Marveline Knipping; and her brother, George R. Tappy. 

Visitation will be Thursday, Aug. 25 at Paynic Home for Funerals from 10 a.m. until services begin at noon. 

Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto. 

Memorials may be made to Wanda United Methodist Church. 

An online guestbook is available at

Obit Provided By:
Paynic Home for Funerals

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