Frank W. Brada


Frank W. Brada, age 86 of Collinsville, IL, was born on August 9, 1925 in Collinsville, he passed away 6:39pm on Monday, January 30, 2012 at his residence.

Frank worked for the Swift Company for many years. Before retiring, he was the plant manager at Swift Adhesive in Madison, IL. He was a member of Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Collinsville, and a Honorary Life Member of the Knights of Columbus #1712. He was also an Air Force veteran. Frank was not only an avid long time Kahok Basketball fan, but also a great friend and mentor to many Kahok basketball players over the years.

He was preceded in death by his parents Frank and Virginia nee Lansing Brada, a brother Richard Brada, and a sister Ginger Sehl.

He is survived by his sister Rose Marie Beyer of Overland Park, Kansas, and five nieces, Nancy (Dale Slagley) Brada of Edwardsville, IL, Denise (Ralph Wolf) Brada of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Jeannette (Stuart) Eberle of Shiloh, IL, Anne Marie Briggs of St. Louis, Mo, and Jennifer Hathaway.

Visitation will be from 4pm to 8pm on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home 2800 North Center Street Maryville, IL.

Funeral Mass will be at 10:30am Thursday, February 2, 2012 at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, with Father John Beveridge officiating. Burial will be at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery in Collinsville.

Memorials may be made to the Purple Pride Booster Club 2201 South Morrison Collinsville, IL  62234.


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