Kathryn Jean Bralick

Nov. 15, 1930 - Jan. 9, 2012

Kathryn J. Bralick, a lifelong Waukesha resident, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at Seasons Hospice at the age of 81. She was born in Waukesha on Nov. 15, 1930, the daughter of Frank and Mary (nee Adler) Markle.

On July 25, 1953, she married Michael Bralick; he preceded her in death Oct. 2, 2006. Kathryn was a longtime member of St. Mary Catholic Church, where she was involved with the church prayer group and along with her husband spent countless hours volunteering for the funeral luncheon program. She liked gambling and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

She will be sadly missed by her children, Mary (Thomas) Collins of Waukesha and James (Anne) Bralick of Stone Bank; five grandchildren, Michelle Bralick of Waukesha, Karie Collins of Waukesha, Amy (John) O’Brien of Waukesha, Caitlyn Bralick and Jack Bralick, both of Stone Bank; and two great-grandsons, Patrick and Thomas O’Brien of Waukesha. She is further survived by her brothers, David (Charlotte) Markle of Nashotah and Frank (Mary) Markle of Florida; her sister-in-law, Agnes Markle of Oconomowoc; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband, Michael, she was preceded in death by a son, Michael Bralick Jr.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service Friday, Jan. 13, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha. Graveside services will immediately follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

If desired memorials are appreciated to St. Mary Catholic Church (address above).

For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave the family an online tribute message.