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Bradley B. Lohman

Bradley B. Lohman

Bradley B. Lohman age 46 of Plum City, died Thursday August 1, 2019 at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Brad was born January 21, 1973 in Red Wing, MN.  He was the son of Daniel and Elaine (Kruse) Lohman.  Brad grew up in Moose Lake, MN and graduated from Moose Lake High School in 1991.   After high school, Brad enlisted in the US Navy and was a Veteran of the Gulf War Era, serving from April 29, 1992 to April 30, 2012.  While serving in the US Navy, Brad worked as an Air Traffic Controller on the USS Nimitz Aircraft Carrier.  He also served as a Navy Recruiter.  After the service Brad moved to the Plum City area where he has remained the rest of his life.

Brad is survived by his mother, Elaine Gamst of Plum City; his siblings, Bruce (Jane Bechlte) of Bloomington, MN, Linda (Chris) Klinski of Plum City; Brian (Gina) of Cochrane, maternal grandmother, Florence Kruse of Zumbrota, MN; three nephews, Kyle Klinski, Tim (Kelsey) Klinski, Tyler (Jess) Klinski, one niece, Breanne Lohman; three great nieces, Brinley, Gabriella and Lauren.

Brad is preceded in death his father, Daniel Lohman.

A private Celebration of Life will be held at Brad’s home at a later date.


  1. Catherine Schramski

    My deepest sympathies to the family no words can express how sorry I am. prays

  2. Becky Lohman

    I loved Thanksgiving and Christmas as a kid when Brad would come over. I made him play house and dolls with me. At dinner we would put olives on our fingers and thought that was the greatest thing. I love those memories. It is heartbreaking that he is gone, especially at such a young age. My condolences for everyone that loved Brad.

  3. RJ Runyan

    Fair winds and following seas shipmate.

  4. Melissa Morkwed (HOYT)

    I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one...Brad had bought the home I grew up in, in Plum City 3 yrs ago. I just want the family to know I am so very sorry for the loss of your loved one. Sending prayers of love and light to you all. May God be with you in this time of great saddness...

  5. Richard s. Mastroieni

    For me Brad cannot be replaced in my life. I talked with Brad at least 2 times a week about everything for the last 20 years. Sports,politics, the Navy, my children, our lives, what was going on in the world! I was Brads boss from 1999 to 2002. I consider myself to be his mentor. Brad was there when I had my 2nd daughter Sophia Marie. He is the guy that I said well Brad I’m going to find out today if my child is a boy or a girl. He said which one would you prefer? I said healthy. He said good answer! Sophia is now 18 years old. Brad was a huge help with my daughter Angelina to get in the Navy. He called the military processing station when she was there signing up. Brad said hey this is chief Lohman! It is extremely important that Angelina Mastroieni gets the best treatment and respect ever. She is Rick Mastroieni’s daughter. Everyone at the MEPS did just that. Brad followed my daughters career all the way through. From July 2015 until the day he died. Angelina is a E-5 air traffic controller stationed at imperial beach CA. Thanks so much to chief Lohman.
    Brad loved chatting with me for whatever reason or at least he made me feel as though he did. That is a wonderful thing to be able to do for someone.
    I loved Brad. I will miss him more than I have missed anyone up to this point in my life because of all that we commonly shared. I salute you Chief Brad Lohman!!!!

  6. Kris Lyons

    Dear Lohman Family,
    I am so sorry to hear of Brad's passing. He always had so much energy and was so personable. He and his buddies allowed me to coach them in boys' hockey. They were so much fun. They just wanted to play the game. I just wanted to coach. It was a fantastic year. Skating on the lake behind the school was surreal with Brad leading the group to the bridge and back.
    The next year he was my assistant, he wanted to help until he left for the service. He worked very hard in a difficult year.
    May the good memories help you through this difficult period and time soften the sadness.
    Brad with always have a special place in Moose Lake hockey and with me.
    With deepest sympathy,
    Kris Lyons

  7. Jon and Kathy Brown

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to Brad’s friends and family. We were so very proud of Brad always and he was a wonderful man, full of empathy for others. His service to our country as Chief Petty Officer was outstanding. God Speed Chief.

    Jon and Kath

  8. Carrie Petronack (Sarro)

    Will miss you dear friend of 35 years. We made many memories as kids and many more later in life. I’ll miss our chats and Sturgeon Island stories that we shared. Your sense of humor was one of a kind and your heart was always so gentle. Rest In Peace my friend. Sending my condolences and prayers to your family. Especially your mom. I know how much you loved her. You’ll live vibrantly in my memories.


  9. David Sanchez

    Rest Easy Chief we have The Watch.


    I served under LCPO Lohman on the USS Ford, May his memory be a blessing to him family and friends.

  11. Jeff Erwin

    So sorry to hear of Brads passing. I have nothing but good memories with him growing up. The family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  12. Ray McClelland

    I served with Brad on the Nimitz. Rest in peace Brad. May God be with your family during this time.
    Mark 4:39

  13. Dan and Sheryl Lilya

    So very sorry. God speed to Brad and thoughts and prayers to his family.

  14. Jo Larson Reck

    I am shocked and so very sorry to read this. Life is not fair...I know that for a fact. I hope your memories will sustain you and help to keep him alive in your hearts. There is just no way to prepare yourself for such a loss. Elaine, my heart aches for you~ may God grant you peace and comfort in the days and weeks ahead...I will hold you in my thoughts and on my heart as you navigate this sad time~

  15. Cara L. Keinanen

    My heart hurts and misses you like crazy. My brain is still trying to wrap around the fact that I will never have another conversation with you, or be able to get one of your amazing big hugs. Sending thoughts, love and prayers to those who are without you now. Forever in my heart, my forever friend.

  16. Julie Setterlund Conyers

    So sorry for your loss of your son and brother. Sending payers and Sympathy during this difficult time.

  17. Mike Cantwell

    Condolences and prayers out to all of Brad’s family and friends. I served with him on the USS FORD and he was an integral member of Chief’s Mess and the Ship. We wouldn’t of accomplished all that we did without his guidance. God Bless

  18. Mike Cantwell

    Condolences and prayers out to all of Brad’s family and friends. I served with him on the USS FORD and he was an integral member of Chief’s Mess and the Ship. We wouldn’t of accomplished all that we did without his guidance. God Bless

  19. Michael Ryan

    The terrible news of Brad's untimely death is still very much a shock. Like everyone, I am at a loss for words. To all of his family and friends, please accept my condolences. I will always remember what a great person Brad was.

  20. Sean T Clevenger

    I had the honor to watch Brad from the beginning of his Navy Career to his Retirement. A true patriot and national treasure. Condolences to his family and friends. He will be missed.

  21. john kankaala

    So sorry for this loss, Brad was a great friend, always full of humor and positivity, He will be greatly missed, Brad always had the right things to say when we would talk about our struggles, Until we meet again my good friend, Love Ya!

  22. Kari Payne

    My heart will never heal from this tragedy. All my love and thoughts go out to Brad's wonderful family. Peace.

  23. Raymond Graves

    My thoughts and prayers are with Brad’s family. I served in the U.S. Navy with Brad on board the USS Abraham Lincoln, it was an honor to serve with him. He was one of the best shipmates I ever had.

    I recently reconnected with Brad and we have been communicating since last year , I considered him a friend. I am saddened to hear of his passing.

    I am sorry for your loss. I send my thoughts and prayers to you all at this time of loss.


    Raymond Graves

  24. Ted and Deb Shaw

    Brad, we will never forget your kindness to Mom (GG).
    How you would pick her up (literally) and take her for rides in your truck. She and the rest of us loved you.

  25. Kelly Matuseski-Hassel

    It doesn’t seem real, I am sending love to the family. So sorry for your loss

  26. Kristin Heaton Huso

    Thinking of you all during this time of sorrow...Brad was always there to lend me an ear when I was dealing with my own sister's passing. I will never forget his kind words. God Bless

  27. Eric Eller

    So profoundly sad to hear of Brad’s passing. Keeping his family in my thoughts.

  28. Keith Edward Hillsbery

    I served with Brad onboard the USS Nimitz (CVN-68) I will always remember him as a true "Shipmate" a man who was always there for his friends or a fellow sailor in need. Condolences to the family, please take the time to cherish all of the great memories and love that Brad brought to you all during his life... His shipmates from the NIMITZ will always cherish having him as a "Shipmate", "Brother" and "Friend".

  29. Bill McAlister

    So sorry for your loss. Brad and I was stationed together a couple of times throughout our careers and always remained in touch. He will severely missed. My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time.

  30. Dale and Lorelee Binkowski

    So shocked and saddened by your loss, but we know
    your memories of good times with family and friends
    will help cushion your grief. Our sympathy, caring thoughts and love sent to all of you.

  31. Benton Hawkins

    So sorry for your loss. I served with Brad on the Nimitz and lived with him for awhile. Great man, and friend!! He will be missed.

  32. Susan Oetterer

    I am so so sorry for this great loss to the family. I will always hold him close to my heart. If it wasn't for him 43 years ago, I may have not meet the love of my life. He was there while Linda and I grew our friendship. So many wonderful memories. <3 Again, so sorry. Prayers for you all.

  33. Elizabeth Brown-Neigum

    Im having a hard time coming up with words. Sending love to Brad’s family ~ I’m so sorry. ❤️

  34. Lisa Hanson

    Bruce and Brian I am so sorry for the loss of your brother. I am keeping both you and your family in my prayers .. I will be praying for you,

  35. Lisa and Steve Anderson

    Sorry for your loss! May you find comfort during this difficult time remembering the great times and holding memories close to your hearts. Prayers to you all .

  36. Vonnie Thompson

    So sorry about Brad, you are all in my prayers. He was a good guy and I will miss him.

  37. Kelly Matuseski-Hassel

    So sorry for the loss of life...
    My condolences

  38. Mary Lou Lohman

    He will be missed a wonderful person and a great hygonephew

  39. Rita Tegland

    Sympathy to the family of Bradley Lohman. so sorry for your loss. Rita Tegland

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