Richard Anthony Bratina

richard bratina

January 3, 1949 ~ June 11, 2004

Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Richard A. Bratina, 55, passed away June 11, 2004. Survived by his parents, Julia and Edward Bratina Sr.; brothers, Edward A. Bratina Jr., Michael L. Bratina and Joseph P. Bratina; and sisters, Cathy M.Winters and Dorothy J. Williams. Preceded in death by his wife, Alice Marie Bratina on Dec. 6, 2004. Richard was born Jan. 3, 1949, in Pueblo, and worked as an electrician in the mines of Creede, Colo. At his request, there will be no viewing or service. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Private family inurnment will be held at a later date. Online condolences,

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  1. All you can say at a time like this “I’m so sorry, he was so young”. My love to everyone, Sincerely,
    Peggy Strilich Marshall

  2. Rich was a co-worker and a friend in the Creede mines and was talented in so many ways. He played at my senior prom, he taught me, a miner, how to work on minature electronics. He did much more than keep the electricity flowing in the mine. He fixed everything we miners could break, from jack-leg drills to pickup trucks to hammer handles. I’ll miss him. God bless, my friend, rest in peace.

    HOS 13:14 “I will ransom them from the power of the grave;
    I will redeem them from death.
    Where, O death, are your plagues?
    Where, O grave, is your destruction?

  3. I am so sorry to here about Richard. My thoughts and prayers are with you Love Betsy Strilich Baker

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