AMerican Veteran 11

John William "Pete" Brady

June 23, 1942 ~ May 18, 2019 (age 76)
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John William (“Pete”) Brady, age 76, formerly of Brookfield, passed away after a long illness Saturday, May 18, 2019, at the Missouri Veterans’ Home in Mexico, Missouri.

A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, May 25, at 10:30 A.M. at the Immaculate Conception Church in Brookfield, MO, with Father Jerry Kaimann officiating, with a graveside service immediately following at   St. Michael’s Cemetery in Brookfield. 

John W. (“Pete”), son of James and Cheawwhean (Hubbard) Brady, was born June 23, 1942 in Kansas City, MO. He graduated from Brookfield High School in 1960.

He served loyally and valiantly in the United States Air Force for four years where he met his future wife, Renate Sikora. The couple married in1968 in Brookfield, MO. and subsequently moved to Columbia, MO. Mr. Brady had a distinguished career with Finest Coffee Service in Columbia and surrounding areas for over 30 years. He was a very devoted husband, father, and friend to all who knew him and was very dedicated to his customers. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Columbia.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Renate Brady of the home; a sister, Ann Smith of Venice, FL; a niece, Stacy Jackson of Brookfield; nephews, Jason Hoyt and wife, Allison and Matthew Hoyt and wife Kelsi, all of Kearney, MO; and five great nieces, Brooke Lauhoff  and husband Ryan of Brookfield, MO; Gracelynn, Aralynn, Kinsley, and Maddyn Hoyt of Kearney. MO; and 2 great great-nieces, Brenley and Vaeda Lauhoff, and 1 great great-nephew, Roczen Lauhoff of Brookfield, MO.

Pete was preceded in death by his parents, James and Cheawwhean Brady and a son, Patrick Brady.

Memorials suggested to Immaculate Conception Church, Brookfield, MO. and Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Columbia, MO. They may be left at or mailed to Wright Funeral Home, P.O. Box 496, Brookfield, MO 64628.

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