Obit: Bracken, Sheridan T. (1893 - 1966)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Bracken, Hill, Elliott, Trickey, Dux, Swenson, Walk, Sollberger, Rand, Stanton, Musil, Garlie, Ritsch, Muto, Copper, Jacobson, Hilmanowske, Peck, Brown, Hughes, Uhlig, Kind, Huge, Peterson, Nichols

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 11/17/1966

Bracken, Sheridan T. (27 January 1893 - 10 November 1966)

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon for Sheridan T. Bracken, 73, of Neillsville, who died here last Thursday. The Rev. Oscar Nichols of the Methodist Church officiated at services from the Georgas Funeral Home. Burial was made in Forest Hill Cemetery, Eau Claire.

Mr. Bracken was born January 27, 1893, in Eau Claire, and was educated there. For a number of years he was employed there by the Gillette Rubber Company. In 1926, he came to Clark County, where he was engaged in farming. He served as an auxiliary mail carrier for several years. He also worked at the Eau Claire County Hospital and for 10 years was employed in the Wood County Hospital.

The Brackens returned to Neillsville in 1959. On July 5, 1916, he was married in Eau Claire to the former Margaret Hill.

Mr. Bracken is survived by his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Clifford (Marie) Elliott of Eau Claire, and Mrs. Earl (Frances) Trickey of Milwaukee; and by a son, Sheridan T. Bracken, Jr., of Seattle, Wash. Other survivors include 26 grandchildren.

Pallbearers were: Otto Dux, John Swenson, Oscar Walk, Leonard Sollberger, Peter Rand and George E. Stanton. Mrs. Iris Musil played the organ.

People from out of town here for the funeral included: Sheridan T. Bracken, Jr., of Kent, Wash.; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Trickey and two daughters of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Elliott, Jean Elliott, and Mrs. C. R. Elliott, of Chippewa Falls; Mr. and Mrs. George E. Stanton, Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Garlie and Mr. and Mrs. Claire Ritsch of Eau Claire; Louis Muto of Fairchild; Mrs. Rex Copper of Withee; Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Jacobson of Baldwin; Mrs. LeRoy Hilmanowske and Mr. and Mrs. J. Hilmanowske of Baldwin; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Peck of Sparta; Mr. and Mrs. Palmer Brown, Dick Hughes, Clara Uhlig, Mr. and Mrs. C. Kind of Marshfield; Mrs. Sina Huge and Mrs. Michael Peterson of Black River Falls.



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