Francis Patrick Gradisar, 86, passed away Oct. 19, 2018. Survived by children, Damian, Alicia and Christopher Gradisar; brother, Gabriel Gradisar; and sister, Anne Lennon. Preceded in death by parents; and brothers, Joseph, Stanley, Anthony, Walter, George and Henry. Fran was born to Anton and Anna (Zakrajsek) Gradisar in Pueblo and was a veterinarian for 40 years. He enjoyed woodworking, farming, gardening, and spending time with his family. Fran was a member of Preseren Glee Club, KSKJ and the Beulah Valley Arts Council. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Rosary, 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23. Memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, both at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 8800 Maryknoll Blvd, Beulah. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, P.O. Box 86, Beulah, CO 81023. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. To All of Fran’s family.

    So sorry for your loss. He will truly be missed. I loved having him as my boss, mentor and veterinarian for many yrs.

  2. We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of Fran. Please accept our deepest condolences and may our friendship and prayers ease you through this difficult time.

  3. YOU WILL BE MISSED , I WAS THINKING OF YOU THE OTHER DAY . I WAS SAD WHEN YOU RETIRED , AND AGAIN NOW … THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER YOU , YOU ALWAYS TO THE BEST CARE OF MY CRITTERS REST WELL

  4. Damian Alicia and Christopher I send my sincere condolences over the loss of your dad. Fran was one great veterinarian and he was missed when he retired from taking great care of animals and now he will be missed greatly again . I am so glad we got to be good friends with all of you as you are a wonderful family so take care and love from Midge

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