Joze "Joe" Bradac, age 83, passed away peacefully in his home with his family on September 14, 2019, following an illness.
Beloved husband of Ann E. for 60+ years; beloved father of Detlef and Jurgen, and daughter-in-law, Sheila. Brother of Franz and Marta, and a brother-in-law, Karl. Special friendships of the Reinecker family and his neighbors Jerry and (spouse). He was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Shannon; a brother, Felix and a sister-in-law, Lani.
Joe was born in Yugoslavia, and moved to Germany in his early 20's. There he met Anna whom he married, had a child and immigrated to the Unites States in 1960 settling in Cleveland, Ohio. He worked in a machine shop and in the 70's he became a carpenter and started his business, Baka's Construction Co., Inc. where he built homes including his own and a son's home.
Joe was active in the Ski Clubs, Hi Rise and Edelweiss where he won many trophies and awards for his skiing ability. He was also on the race committee for the Cleveland Metro Ski Council.
Joe loved gardening and spending time and helping his 2 sons. Blessing Cremation Center will be handling the arrangements and per persponal request, there will be no public service. Those who wish to remember Joe may give to the Hospice of the Western Reserve, PO Box 72101, Cleveland, OH 44192 or the Sanctuary for Senior Dogs, 4860 Broadview Road, Cleveland, OH 44109.