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Gertrude Bracke
Born: July 02, 1919
Died: November 09, 2007
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PROPHETSTOWN - Gertrude M. Bracke, 88, died Friday November 9, 2007 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Gertrude was born on July 2, 1919 in Mineral, IL the daughter of Cyriel and Mary (Calsyn) Tillie. She married Hubert C. Bracke on November 30, 1940. He passed on September 10, 2003. She enjoyed playing cards and was a homemaker. Survivors include one daughter, Beverly (Neal) Olinger of Annawan; one son, Duane (Kathryn) Bracke of Prophetstown; 6 grandchildren, Kevin (Debbie) Olinger, Jason Olinger, Kimberly (Brian) Perkins, Dawn (Brian) Tiesman, Heather (Doyal) McCoy and Adam Bracke; 3 great grandchildren, Addison Tiesman, James McCoy and Celeste McCoy. She was preceded in death by her parents, 6 sisters; 2 brothers, 1 great granddaughter, Darcy Olinger. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 A.M. Monday November 12, 2007 at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Prophetstown with Reverend Francis Wawryszk officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Prophetstown. Visitation is Sunday from 2-4:00 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Prophetsown with rosary recited at 3:45. Visitation from 9-10:00 AM Monday at the church.

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