James D. Braidman age 71 of Steger, Illinois passed away on February 22, 2014. Son of the late David and Esther Braidman. Survived by his loving wife Judith (nee Unger) and beloved children Michael (Jocelyn) Braidman and Michelle (Randy) DeYoung. Cherished grandfather to Jordan, Miranda, Dylan and step grandchildren Joanna and Jason. Dear brother to Fred (Nancy) Braidman and sister in law Barbara (Richard) Siska. Fond uncle to many nieces and nephews. James worked as a pipefitter for the Local #597. Friend to all who knew him.Memorial visitation and service March 4th, 2014 from 4:00PM until the time of service at 8:00PM at Steger Funeral Home, 125 E Steger Road (34th Street), Steger, IL. Interment: Private. For information call (708) 755-3400.