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“It broke my heart to listen to your message that Wayne has left us.My first thought was that you lost your traveling buddy.He loved you very much,...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Larry Schwartz - Tinley Park, IL

“Carol ... Just wanted to send you a note from me and the rest of our family. So sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. Know that you and your family are...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Mark Brandon - New York, NY

“Wayne has been a great friend to us, joining our Cardiac Rehab group here at South Suburban Hospital in June, 2009. He enjoyed his exercise sessions...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Diane Meader Schenk - IL


4 of 6 | Posted by: Neil and Barbara Bracken - TN

“Praying for you and the Girls Carol. Love you! ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Beverly Turner - Estill Springs, TN

“Carol, I was so sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. Our prayers are with you and yourfamily. I hope your sweet memories will help you through this...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Dathene Lynn Fox - Naperville, IL


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Wayne Bracken

Age 75, a longtime resident of Frankfort, passed away on Friday, February 10. 2017. Loving husband of Carol (nee Franson); beloved father of Sherri (David Kandow) Bracken and Sheila (Chad) Vaughn; dearest brother of the late Edith Travis, Joyce (late Don) Norton, Faye Bowers and Doug (Ronni) Bracken; proud grandfather of Alyssa Kandow, Griffin Vaughn and Owen Vaughn; he is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and brother in law and sister in laws. Wayne was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam, First Calvary Infantry Division. He loved spending time with his family, vacationing, fishing and telling stories. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423. Funeral service, Thursday, February 16, 2017 10:00AM at St. Peter's United Church of Christ 12 W. Sauk Trail, Frankfort IL 60423, lying in state 9-10AM. Interment will follow at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Wounded Warrior Project would be appreciated. For information, www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-806-2225.