Brad L. Prentice


MENDOTA - Brad Lee Prentice, 59, formerly of Mendota, passed away Nov. 15, 2020 due to complications from COVID-19 at Trinity Hospital in Minot, N.D. where he resided.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27 at Restland Cemetery, Mendota with Rev. John Nuegebauer officiating. Military rites will be conducted by Mendota VFW Post 4079. Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota is assisting the family.

Brad was born April 14, 1961 in Mendota to James and June (Zimmerman) Prentice. He married Iris Bollman in Carberry, Canada.

Survivors include his mother, June Prentice of Mendota; one son, James “Ryan” Prentice of Fargo, N.D.; one daughter, Sandra Abrahamson of Stanley, N.D.; his twin brother, Timothy (Patty) Prentice of Lancaster, Calif.; and two sisters, Kim (Steve) Kofoid of Mendota and Kelly (Joe) Baird of Granville.

Brad graduated from Mendota High School in 1979. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years from 1979-1999. He worked with Minute Man III missiles and was currently working as a civilian on the Minot Air Force Base. His main entertainment was riding his motorcycle and spending time with his beloved dog, Rukus.

Memorials may be directed to the family.