Ted Allen Bratzler, 95, passed away June 6, 2015, in Pueblo, Colo. Survived by wife, Margie Bratzler; children, Linda (Lovell) Johansen and Paul (Peggi) Bratzler; stepson, James McDowell III; grandchildren, Justine (Doug) Edrington and Logan Bratzler; step-grandchildren, Jacquelin Mill and Brad (Klarissa) Mill; two great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and a host of friends. Preceded in death by his parents. Ted was born to Mosses J. and Eila (Brooks) Bratzler on October 28, 1919, in Edgar Township, Ill. and he worked for Norad as a commercial artist for over 30 years. He was an outdoors person, enjoyed motorcycles, snowmobiling, was an avid rock collector, did silversmithing, painting, loved games and telling stories. Ted was a longtime resident of Pueblo West, was a member of the 449th Bomb group during World War II and was a lifetime member of Pueblo Art Guild. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Celebration of life, 11 a.m. Friday, June 12, 2015, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor Darron Wilson officiating. Memorials may be made to the Pueblo Art Guild through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81005. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. So sorry for you loss, my grandfather was also part of the 449th BG. We loss another great hero thank you for your service.

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