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Kenneth M. Gradomski, age 68, of Geneva, OH passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at the Cleveland VA Medical Center. He was born March 27, 1949 in Cleveland to Inez Eva (Ollie) and Casimir Stanley Gradomski. He married Deborah Lynn Collins.

Ken was an Eastlake North High School and Cleveland State graduate. He was an accomplished artist, deeply passionate in Color & Line. His Artistic Portfolio includes approximately 500 paintings and images. A published author of two short stories, one art theory book, numerous publications of more than 300 poems. He also worked on dozens of sculptures. He also enjoyed digital photography and digital art. While relaxing, and not creating, he enjoyed pruning his Bonsai trees, reading and spending time with his beloved cats, Pookie and Tinkerbell. Ken was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, the American Legion Post #112 of Madison and A.A. for 30+ years.

He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Deborah; sons, Stanley (Jill) Gradomski of Eastlake and Jonathan (Shelly) Gradomski of Painesville; daughter, Elizabeth Gradomski of Madison; step-daughter, Dawn L. Faulhammer of Geneva; step-sons, Christopher D. (Susie) Faulhammer of CA and Brian A. (Jamie) Faulhammer of Madison; 14 grandchildren; brother, Michael Gradomski of Madison; sisters, Laura Holland of Beachwood, and Julianne Eaccarino of Long Island, NY. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends will be received 2 4 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m. on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at The Behm Family Funeral Home, 26 River Street, Madison, OH. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, August 14, 2017 at Immaculate Conception Church, 2846 Hubbard Road, Madison, OH. Fr. Sean Donnelly will be officiating. Final Resting Place will be Harpersfield Cemetery.

Contributions may be made in Kens name to Alcoholics Anonymous, Cleveland District Office 1557 St. Clair Ave. NE, Cleveland, OH 44114.

Friends may leave condolences online at www.behmfuneral.com
Published on August 10, 2017
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