John F. Branecki

Thursday, November 13, 2003

Born 3-8-1917 -- Died 11-5-2003

John F. Branecki, 86, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 5, 2003, at Fulton County Nursing and Rehab Center in Salem.

John was born on March 8, 1917, in Detroit, Mich., and was the son of Frank Branecki and Lucy Karparski Branecki.

He was married to Lillian Koenig on Sept. 5, 1953, in Chicago, Ill.

He was a retired truck driver, and moved to the Ash Flat and Cherokee Village area 22 years ago from Chicago. He was of the Catholic faith.

There are no immediate survivors.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Lillian, on Feb. 14, 2001.

A memorial mass will be held Nov. 14 at 8:16 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee village with Father Kevin Atunzu officiating.

Arrangements will be under the direction of Tri-county's Cherokee Chapel of Highland, Ark.