In Memory of

John Francis Bradstreet

July 6, 1961 - March 24, 2010
John Francis Bradstreet, the son of Harry and Carol (Cook) Bradstreet, was born July 6, 1961, in Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent in Cherokee, where he attended school. Following his schooling, John remained in Cherokee, and worked for Sanitary Services. He later was a distributor of the Des Moines Register, and most recently he worked the last eight years managing Robbins Laundry Mat in Cherokee. On October 9, 2008, John was united in marriage to Julie Carey in Cherokee. In his free time, John enjoyed playing his guitar and drums. He also enjoyed watching the Minnesota Vikings and NASCAR, but most of all John enjoyed being around friends and family. On March 24, 2010, John passed away at his residence at the age of 48. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Alva Cook; paternal grandparents, Harry and Lois Bradstreet, and one uncle, Tom Bradstreet. He is survived by his wife, Julie Bradstreet of Cherokee, IA; parents, Harry and Carol Bradstreet of Cherokee, IA; father and mother-in-law, David and Carol Carey of Cherokee; five children: Elizabeth (Shan) Keomala, of Altoona, IA, Andrew Bradstreet of Sutherland, IA, April of Cherokee, IA, and Jake and Jeremy also of Cherokee, IA; three grandsons: Korbin, Kaden, and Karson; one sister, Rebecca (Steve) Letsche of Chaska, MN; 13 nieces and nephews; three brothers-in-law: Rick Mattioda of Fairmont, MN, Chad (Kelly) Carey of Cherokee, and Jay Carey of Cherokee; one sister-in-law, Trudy (Chad) Pederson of Milford, IA; maternal grandmother, Luella Cook of Cherokee; as well as many aunts; uncles; other relatives; and many friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Monday, March 29, 2010, at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee, IA.
Pastor Gregg Johnson
Visitation will begin at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, with the family present from 4:00-8:00 P.M. Sunday afternoon at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee.
"Go Rest High On That Mountain" "Amazing Grace"
Waterman Cemetery Sutherland, IA At a later date.


Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 12:00 AM
“My prayers are with you and your family. ”
- Connie Jo Taravella
Friday, April 2, 2010 at 12:00 AM
“My deepest sympathy to your family at this difficult time. May God be with you. ”
- Dana (File) Kies
Monday, March 29, 2010 at 12:00 AM
“We are so very sorry to hear about John. You have our deepest sympathy. George and Bonnie Dolney (Bonnie,first cousin of HarryJr”
- Bonnie & George Dolney
Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 12:00 AM
“Carol&Family, I was saddened by you recent loss.
Our Thoughts&Prayers are with each of you.I recall the '70's that I worked MHI Dietary w you&Lois.Heartfelt Sympathy.”
- Cheryle L. Wilson
Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 12:00 AM
“Becky and family,
I am so sorry... The video was a beautiful and touching tribute to John.

With love,
- Natalie J. Mullins
Friday, March 26, 2010 at 12:00 AM
“im so sorry to hear about your loss.its never easy to loose a loved one ”
- Melissa Eberly
Friday, March 26, 2010 at 12:00 AM
“Our deepest sympathy goes out to all of you! My home town is Cherokee, I have known John for many years! One thing about John it didn't matter where you might see him, he would always go out of his way to say hello. May God find you all peace, God Bless”
- Sheila E {Wilson} Anderson
Friday, March 26, 2010 at 12:00 AM
“Sorry to hear this sad news.”
- David J Nelson
Friday, March 26, 2010 at 12:00 AM
“Harry and Carol, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this tragic time. May God grant you peace and strength to get through all this.
- Dave and Arla Olson
Friday, March 26, 2010 at 12:00 AM
“I was shocked and saddened to hear of John's passing. No parent should ever have to bury a child - there are no words. You have my deepest sympathy.”
- Karla Smith
Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 12:00 AM
“I am so sorry for your loss.Always remember they live on in our hearts now and forever. You are in my thoughts.”
- Jodi Banks
Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 12:00 AM
“Julie we are so sad about your lost, may the Good Lord help you through your sadness, take comfort in GOD....”
- Warreb & Debra Sleezer
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