Lucille Brackin, 83Lucille “Sis” Evelyn Brackin, 83, died October 31, 2009 at her home near Lake Andrew.
Lucille “Sis” Evelyn Brackin, 83, died October 31, 2009 at her home near Lake Andrew.
Lucille was born February 19, 1926 in Alexandria to Harvey and Lorena (Reynolds) Brackin. She lived on her parents’ farm near Nelson before moving to a home on Brown’s Point Road between Lake Darling and Lake L’Homme Dieu in Alexandria. When Sis was 6 years old, her mother died. Sis continued living with her father until his death in the 1980s.
Immediately following her graduation from high school, Sis began working as a receptionist and scheduler for the Alexandria Veterinary Clinic. She worked at the clinic for more than 40 years, retiring in the mid 1980s.
Sis enjoyed visiting with the local farmers and pet owners. She loved to travel, especially by automobile. Sis appreciated cars, loved to drive them and owned several Cadillacs throughout the years. Sis enjoyed fishing and snowmobiling. She spent time watching the Wheel of Fortune with her family. She was very proud of her nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Sis enjoyed music and loved to listen to her grand-nephews as they entertained her with their music. Sis moved into the home of Tom and Joy Brackin for the last year of her life, where she could enjoy the music provided by her great-nephew, Pete. She also got to frequently enjoy spending time with her great-great-niece, McKenzie.
Her parents and one brother, Lloyd Brackin, preceded her in death.
Sis is survived by her nieces and nephews, Douglas Brackin of Fifty Lakes, Barb Winter and husband, Rod, of Leander, TX, Tom Brackin and wife, Joy, of Alexandria, Patricia Farrow of Sartell, Tim Brackin of Alexandria, Phyllis Johnson and husband, Shawn, of Alexandria; many great-nieces and nephews; and many great-great-nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held Wednesday, November 4 at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria with the Rev. John Peshek officiating. Karen Gladen and Randy Morken provided music. Interment followed at Kinkead Cemetery. Casket bearers included Jesse Brackin, Samuel Brackin, Peter Brackin, Thomas Brackin, Thomas Marthaler and Shawn Johnson. Honorary casket bearers included McKenzie Brackin, Dr. Gene Karnis, Dr. William Luckemeyer and Dr. Dan Hartsell.
Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria; www.andersonfuneral.net.
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