Lake City – Bret Bader, 56, died Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at his home. Private family services will be held at a later date.
Bret Thomas Bader was born on September 28, 1960 in Sioux Falls, SD to Elmer “Al” and Bonnie (Phelps) Bader. After graduating in 1977, Bret served in the United States Marine Corp from 1978-1980. He returned to live in the Des Moines area and worked at various jobs in construction throughout the years. On August 24, 1994 Bret married Lisa Batz in Des Moines.
Bret is survived by his wife Lisa of Lake City, children Mackenzie Bader of Rockwell City, son Orian Rokusek of Vermillion, SD and Lyndsey Batz of Des Moines, two grandchildren, mother Bonnie Bader of Des Moines, and sisters Nancy (Jack) Stratmeyer of Pewaukee, WI, Colleen Reed of Pewaukee, WI, Vickie (Steve) Hawkins of Sioux Falls, SD and Tammy Lambertz of Vermillion, SD along with many nieces and nephews.