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Robert Brackett

September 25, 1921 — August 11, 2012

Robert Edward Brackett, 90 years old. Son of Elmer and Helen Brackett Born September 25, 1921 Detroit Michigan Died August 11, 2012 Jackson, Wyoming Presided in death by wife Sally Hennigar (married 60 years) Son Theodore Louden Brackett Survived by: Son David H. Brackett Daughter in -law Cynthia K. Brackett Grandson Zachary David Brackett Best friend Gus (german shepard) Veteran of WW II 8th army air force B-24 Bomb squad received Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan with a degree in engineering Worked as an engineer for Packard Motor Company in Detroit Michigan and Curtis Wright as a defense contractor in Michigan, Head division manager in charge of research and product development for International Nickel Corporation in New York City, New York, resident in Chatham, Township, New Jersey while working in New York City then in 2008 moved with Sally to River Rock Lodge in Jackson, Wyoming A Celebration of Life Service for both Robert and Sally is planned for summer 2013 in Oscoda, Michigan, at the Hennigar family's long time property. Sally's family has enjoyed many retreats including hunting, fishing, huckleberry picking, lake Huron's sandy Beaches, and family gatherings since the 1930's. Robert and his fishing buddies enjoyed using the cottage for fishing, poker, scotch and cigars every fall and spring for many years. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.valleymortuaryjackson.com


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