LASALLE -- Peter J. Braida, 92, formerly of
Spring Valley and for the past three years a resident of LaSalle Healthcare
in LaSalle, died at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2004, at the home.
Born March 6, 1912, in Spring Valley to Peter
and Ann (Maheau) Braida, he married Flora Miglio Sept. 1, 1934, in St.
Anthony Catholic Church in Spring Valley. She died April 30, 2004.
He was an operating engineer for Illinois Power
Co. until his retirement.
He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church
in Spring Valley.
Survivors include two sisters, Lucy Bobbio of
Spring Valley and Jennie Scheider of Inverness, Fla.; and nieces and
He also was preceded by one brother and four
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the Barto
Funeral Home, Spring Valley, with the Rev. Joseph Hogan officiating. Burial
will be in Valley Memorial Park, Spring Valley.
Visitation will be one hour before the services
in the funeral home. (Bureau County Republican, May 14, 2004, submitted by