Dorothy V. Bradke, 84, formerly of Coleman, died Saturday November 26, 2016 at Shady Pines Assisted Living in Fenton. She was born February 16, 1932 in Ypsilanti, the daughter of the late Kenneth & Rose (Swajkowski) Dobozy. Dorothy V. Dobozy married James “Stewart” Bradke September 9, 1950 in Wayne, Michigan. He died July 15, 2015. Dorothy had retired from General Motors and was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Sanford.
Survivors include her children: John & Shari Bradke of Cassopolis, Kathryn Ferriby of Columbia, TN, Kenneth Bradke of Three Rivers, Deborah & Roger Loveland of Charlotte, James Stewart & Alison Bradke, Jr. of Brighton, Joseph & Brenda Bradke of Westland, 8 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, 4 step-great-grandchildren, brother John Dobozy of Westland and sister-in-law Mildred Bradke of Fenton. She was preceded in death by a son-in-law Bob Ferriby, 4 brothers: Jake, Tom, Red and Estes Dobozy and a sister Barbara Jaskolski.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 11:00 am Tuesday December 6, 2016 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Sanford with Rev. Dan Fox officiating, a luncheon will follow. Friends may call at the church on Tuesday from 10 am until the time of services. Memorials are suggested to Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church or the Coleman Area Library. O’Laughlin Funeral Home, Inc. is assisting the family with arrangements.