Edward A. Bratina, Sr., 87, passed away April 9, 2005. Survived by his wife of nearly 65 years, Julia I. Bratina, of the family home; children, Edward A. Bratina, Jr., Catherine M. Winters, Dorothy J. (Don) Williams, Michael L. (Norma) Bratina and Joseph P. (Tina) Bratina; siblings, Mary Keller, Elizabeth Young, Stanley Bratina and Ann Pachak; grandchildren, Kassia, Jessica, Annette, Sherrie, Craig, Darren, Courtney, Cameron and Tim. Also survived by 5 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by both his parents; a son, Richard A. Bratina; and three brothers, John, Steve and Willie Bratina. Edward was born Feb.27, 1918, in Pueblo and had been a lifelong resident. He retired from CF&I after 42 years as a bricklayer foreman. Member of the Shrine of St. Therese and a life member of the Knights of Columbus. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial Mass will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at Shrine of St. Therese, 300 Goodnight, with the Reverend Father Liam Courtney as celebrant. Inurnment at Imperial Memorial Gardens at a later date. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Dear Dorothy, Lynn Comaianni let me know about your dad’s transition.
    I was sorry to hear of his death and wanted you to know that I am sending you healing thoughts and prayers. I have very fond memories of him from when we were young. Much love to you and your family, Mary Kay

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