Bradford E. Vail
1938 — 2023
Bradford E. Vail, 84, Lake Mills WI, died on Monday, November 27, 2023, at his home in Palm Desert, California. He was born on December 1, 1938, in Industry, IL, the son of the late Howard and Bertha (Russell) Vail. On April 28, 1957, he married Peggy Black. They would be seen still holding hands in public after 63 years of marriage. He was a devoted husband, father and man of faith. He enjoyed a successful banking career and was involved in the industry for nearly fifty years. He began his career at Citizen's Bank, in Macomb, IL and continued at Exchange State Bank in Lanark, IL. He served as president of Greenwood's State Bank in Lake Mills, WI from 1982 to 2000. During that...