Joan K. Bradley, of Antigo died Monday, January 5, 2009 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law Eileen and Gary Hartl. She was 88 years old She was born September 22, 1920 in Antigo the daughter of the late Frank and Hannah (Mahoney) Othrow She married the Jeramiah Bradley on May 30, 1942 in Ft. Leonard Wood, MO. He preceded her in death March 16, 1999.
She was born in Antigo. At the age of 8 years, she moved to Milwaukee and later Chicago where she graduated from high school. After their marriage they lived in Chicago and moved to Green Bay in the late 1940s. She raised her family in Green Bay and worked with her husband in Jerry's Esquire Bar. They were members of St. Mary of the Angles Catholic Parish. In 1978 they moved to Antigo and purchased the Farmers Home Bar and Restaurant. They retired in 1988. In their retirement they worked at Yellow Stone National Park cooking and house cleaning. They enjoyed traveling and wintering in California with their daughter Mary and son James. In San Luis Obispo she belonged to a prayer shawl group in Nativity Catholic Parish .She enjoyed crocheting and praying. She was a member of St. John Catholic Church.
Surviving are 3 daughters, Mary Margaret (Mark Weldon) Bradley Nederland, CO, Joan Hickey, and Eileen (Gary) Hartl both of Antigo; 4 sons, Daniel (Brenda) Bradley and Michael Bradley both of Green Bay, Kevin (Kris) Bradley Antigo, James (Darlene) Bradley San Miguel, CA; 14 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Shirley Cicchelli Detroit, MI.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Jeramiah Bradley 3 son Terrance, Thomas, and Patrick Bradley, two sisters Eileen Brunell and Mary Ingethron, and 4 brothers Frank, James, Edward, and Earl Othrow
Funeral services will be held at St. John Catholic Church, Antigo, Saturday, January 10, 2009 at 10:00 am with Rev. Charles Hoffmann, officiating.
Interment will in the Allouez Catholic Cemetery, Allouez, WI
Visitation will be Friday, January 9 at Bradley Funeral Home Hwy 45, Antigo, from 3:30 to 7 pm with parish wake service at 4 pm and on Saturday at church from 9 to 10 am .
Online condolences may be made to www.bradleyfh.com.
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