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Keith J. Bridenhagen

March 18, 1949 ~ July 23, 2019 (age 70)



     Keith Bridenhagen was born on March 18, 1949 to Hollis "Baldy" and Lucille Bridenhagen. He died at age 70 on July 23, 2019.

     He is survived by his wife Christine; his daughter, Barrett (Marc Meredith); son, Ivan (Brittney Smith); daughter, Heidi (Jeremy Schmal); grandsons, Hudson and Dempsey; and granddaughters, Leisel and Isabella. Arnie, Fred, Richie, and Holly are surviving siblings.

     Keith was inspired by his love of family and family of friends, and by his relationship with nature. He continued to educate himself on natural and national history and loved to paint with flowers and make beautiful things with his hands, which were always busy. He was a natural leader and enjoyed serving our community when he was needed.

     A memorial celebration at the family home will be held on August 18, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. All are welcome to bring memories and stories to share.

     In lieu of flowers, the Keith Bridenhagen Memorial Fund has been established with Door County YMCA—Northern Door Center, 1900 Michigan St, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235.

     Casperson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Sister Bay is assisting the Bridenhagen family. Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Keith may be shared with his family through his tribute page at

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Memorial Celebration at Family Home
August 18, 2019

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM


Door County YMCA-Northern Door Center
1900 Michigan St, Sturgeon Bay WI 54235
Tel: 1-920-743-4949

Attn: Keith Bridenhagen Memorial Fund

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