Marian L. Brack, age 84, passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2009, at Ridgewood Care Center. Marian was born in Racine, December 29, 1924, daughter of the late Paul R. and Emma A. (Nee: Organ) McGregor.
On November 27, 1943, she was united in marriage to Ernest Brack who preceded her in death in 1973. She later became longtime companion and friend of Bob Rooney, who preceded her in death in 2000. Marian was well known and liked in the city through her twenty one years of employment as head cashier at Sentry Foods on Douglas Avenue and nine years at Baskin Robbins 31 Flavors on Durand Avenue. She was a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and previously at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Marian enjoyed tending to her gardens. Above all, she enjoyed loving and taking care of her great-grandchildren. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be dearly missed.
Survivors include her sons, Gregg Brack and David Brack; her four grandchildren, Traci Brack, Jodi (Chris) Rothell, Ann Marie (Patrick) Coover, Ashley Brack; her great-grandchildren, Laina, Colin, Caleb, Austin and Ava; sister, Doris Pirk; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Gary P. Brack, August 7, 2009.
Funeral services will be held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 614 Main St., on Wednesday, September 30, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 5-7 p.m. and at the church Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service. Memorials to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church or to the family have been suggested.
The family extends a special thank you to the staff at Ridgewood Care Center for all of their loving and compassionate care.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888