Robert "Bob" Brackney

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Robert J. "Bob"


1949 - 2017

Robert "Bob" J. Brackney, 68, of Pleasant Prairie, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at Froedtert South St. Catherine's Medical Center Campus.

He was born on Sept. 26, 1949, to the late John and Dorothy (Borsema) Brackney in Waukegan. He was educated in the schools of Kenosha, graduating from Tremper High School.

On July 3, 1967, he entered the U.S. Marines and was honorably discharged on July 2, 1971. He then served in the reserves and was discharged on July 2, 1973.

On June 28, 1975, he married Penny M. Trottier in Kenosha.

Bob worked as an assembler for AMC/Chrysler for over 30 years. He was a member of UAW Local 72.

Bob loved weight lifting and working out, going to the movies and anything Sci-Fi. He he volunteered for the Kenosha Dream Playground and enjoyed donating to several charities. Most of all, he loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Bob is survived by his loving wife Penny; daughters, Linda Brackney of Pleasant Prairie, Melissa A. Parr of Racine; grandchildren, Jonathon Parr, Alexis Parr, Dylan Germain, Gage Scheit; and his brothers, Joseph Brackney of Bacolod City, Philippines, Albert (Mary) Brackney of Kenosha, Paul (Pam) Brackney of Ohio, and James (Patty) Brackney of Kenosha.

He is preceded in death by a daughter in infancy.

Visitation for Bob will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Bruch Funeral. A Memorial Service will be held at 6 p.m. with Full Military Honors to follow.

Bruch Funeral Home

3503 Roosevelt Road

Kenosha, WI 53142


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Published online at on Oct. 29, 2017