Licensed Cremationist, Funeral Coordinator and Co-owner
Born and raised in Minnesota, Naomi studied criminal justice at Minnesota State University Moorhead and later studied mortuary science. While raising their family, her husband Charles was transferred to different states due to his career, moving the family across the country and eventually settling in Lake Havasu City in 2017. While working for the Nebraska Health and Human Services of Omaha, Naomi was introduced to the death care industry. Since 1999, she has worked in various funeral industry roles across Nebraska, Minnesota, North Dakota, Texas, and Arizona. Some of her proudest achievements include traveling to Washington, D.C. with veterans for the dedication of the World War II Memorial and establishing an Angel of Hope Garden in Texas for those who have lost child family members. Naomi has always enjoyed helping others and finds coordinating funeral services an important responsibility. Naomi and Charles share four children, their spouses and four grandchildren. Her family is of utmost importance and she enjoys spending time and traveling with them. Naomi’s favorite pastime is reading a good history book or crime novel.
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Jayne P. Hanson
Jayne is a graduate of Black Hills State University, in Spearfish, South Dakota. She moved to Lake Havasu City in 2004 and has since worked a combined 11 years for local print and online publications. In 2015, she was introduced to the death care industry through a two-year mentorship with Naomi Bradbury-Marchand. At that time, Bradbury Memorial Center was a future dream nurtured between two friends over coffee, berry-smothered bowls of ice cream, and a string of Alfred Hitchcock movie nights. Jayne is a proud dog-mom and avid reader who enjoys long country drives, hiking the region’s desert landscape, and exploring the summertime waters of Lake Havasu and the Colorado River.
General Manager and Co-owner
Charles is a proud U.S. Navy Veteran. He was born and raised in Minnesota. In 1984 he joined the Navy, he was stationed on the USS Constellation out of Whidbey Island, WA. Charles worked on the carrier during flight operations as an aviation electrician troubleshooter. After the military, he was employed building military planes with Boeing for five years. Charles spent most of his career as a General Manager of public transportation. During the frequent moves throughout his career, he and his wife Naomi enjoyed staying at their vacation home in Lake Havasu and wanted to enjoy the area full time. Upon moving to Lake Havasu City, they created and opened Bradbury Memorial Center. Charles is a dedicated sports fan and loving husband, father and grandfather. His next favorite thing is spending time with his two dogs Winston and Petri.
Lindsay was born in Minnesota, raised in North Dakota and matured in Nebraska. Later in life, she moved to Texas and on to Arizona after a 20-year career helping people in the medical field. She worked at the Nebraska Medical Center as a financial counselor for a majority of this time. She then managed at Texas Oncology before moving on to Home Health and Hospice. The experience of working with people from birth to passing was the beginning of a road that led to the Bradbury Memorial Center. Lindsay is also a passionate volunteer and has learned many valuable skills working in different settings. Now, she is bringing her creativity, empathy, and love for serving people to her role here as the operations coordinator.
Our Mission Statement
Bradbury Memorial Center’s dedicated team is committed to providing the community and its surrounding areas with the finest, most unique, and personal services when it comes to your end-of-life and funeral needs.
We consistently strive to meet and exceed expectations of the families we are so privileged to serve. We achieve this through the trusted and traditional values of honesty, respect, compassion and competence.