Bradley Allen Steuerwald, 75, passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2020. He was a native of Batavia, Wisconsin, where he grew up on a dairy farm.
He made NEW ORLEANS, LA. his home for the past 45 years.
He was a former member of Rayne Memorial /church in New Orleans. Bradley attended school in Plymouth, Wisconsin as a child. He then went on to attend college in Madison, Wisconsin and became a geologist. He came to New Orleans to work for Gulf Oil Co. as an exploration geologist.
Shortly after for Chevron, USA where he was offered early retirement during the 80’s.
He is preceded in death by both of his parents, Merton and Jean Steuerwald and one brother Mark.
He is survived by his husband, Charles Wendell, Jr., of New Orleans, 3 sisters, Sonia Zimmer, Nadine Huiras, and Monica Ganter all of Wisconsin.
He is also survived by one brother, Ike Steuerwald of Wisconsin.
Brad and Charles have BRAD AND DELLWEN FLAG SHOP at 2201 Magazine St., New Orleans, La.
After taking early retirement from Chevron, Brad went back to Loyola to study communications. After receiving a Communications Degree, he then taught for one semester. Then he decided to write his book, “Jesus, What Really Happened”. Brad and his partner, Charles, traveled to many places necessary to gather information needed for his book. It took him 15 years of research and writing and the book was published in 2014.
The book is a historical journey of Jesus through the Jewish Festivals.
Bradley loved to jog and you could find him on St. Charles Ave. running with his dogs every morning, to and around Audubon Park.
A memorial service will be held Monday July 27 at 1:30 P.M. in the J. Garic Schoen chapel at JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME 3827 CANAL ST NEW ORLEANS, LA 70119.
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