In Memoriam - Junko Brackin
My Dear Friend...you will be missed.
Junko Kawada Brackin
Jan. 19, 1949 - Oct. 6, 2009
Junko Kawada Brackin was born on January 19, 1949 in Tokyo, Japan to Koichi and Sachi Kawada. Junko married André P. Brackin in November of 1986 in Coronado, California. Junko also was a devoted mother and treasured by her son John P. Witkowski, daughter Ann Witkowski, grandson Leopold Singh, and her extended
family in Virginia.
Junko was a talented potter and bamboo basket maker, and was happiest when making art. Junko loved the natural world and could turn the simplest things she found into her art. She participated in many organizations including
Colorado Basketry Guild, The Clay Center Studio, Commonwheel Artist's Cooperative, the Colorado Springs Pottery Co-Op, and enjoyed taking classes at the Colorado Springs Senior Center. Junko loved animals, and enjoyed raising her
chickens and cows at her home in Calhan, Colorado with Andre.
Junko was preceded in death by her mother, Sachi. In addition to her husband, children, and grandchild in the U.S., she is survived in Japan by Koichi Kawada (father), Hideharu Kawada (brother), Daisuke Kawada (brother), and Kumi Kawada
Junko was a unique individual, with a kind and gentle soul. She will be missed greatly by all who knew her.
Marianne Snygg, GRI, ABR, ASP
ERA Herman Group Real Estate
Colorado Springs and Monument Real Estate