Earl L. Brackenbush, 85, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, May 04, 2016, at Vandalia, IL.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, May 09, 2016, at Northside Christian Church, Vandalia, IL, with Pastor Carl Rhodes, officiating. Burial will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia, IL, with Military Rites. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Monday, May 09, 2016, at Northside Christian Church, Vandalia, IL. Memorials: Northside Christian Church, Vandalia, IL. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www. millerfh.net.
He was born January 25, 1931, in Bingham, IL, the son of Clarence C. & Frieda B. (Donaldson) Brackenbush. Married Ruth Anna Carson on May 11, 1955, Ramsey, IL. He was a retired Customer Engineer for I.B.M., U.S. Korean Army Veteran and a Member of Northside Christian Church, Vandalia, IL.
He is survived by: Wife – Ruth Brackenbush, Vandalia, IL; Sons – David Brackenbush & Anna, Panama, IL and John Brackenbush & Kim, Indian Trail, NC; Daughter – Janet Zehnacker & Rich, Omaha, NE; Grandchildren – Julie, Ryan, Sara & Carson and Great Grandchildren – Jack, Anna, Sam, Ryden & Blakelyn.
Preceded in death by: Parents.