Obituaries

Robert Stanley "Bob" Braksick 1950 - 2011 McLouth

Robert Stanley “Bob” Braksick
1950-2011
A memorial Celebration of Life for Robert Stanley “Bob” Braksick, 60, McLouth, was Saturday at the McLouth United Methodist Church.

Mr. Braksick died Sunday, March 6, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born Dec. 25, 1950, in Independence, Mo., the son of Stanley William and Fern Helena Laumeier Braksick. He was a 1969 graduate of McLouth High School. 
Mr. Braksick attended Emporia State University. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, serving from 1970 to 1972. 
Mr. Braksick retired in 2010 as the president of the Bank of McLouth, where he had worked since he was 12 years old. He was a member of the McLouth United Methodist Church, the McLouth Kiwanis Club and was a life member of the Jefferson County Historical Society.
He and his wife were members of the Clydesdale Breeders Association of the United States, the Kansas Draft Horse and Mule Association, and the Lucky Spur Saddle Club in Oskaloosa. 
Mr. Braksick had formerly served on the board of directors of Jefferson County Memorial Hospital and also served as a volunteer firefighter in the McLouth fire district. He was a longtime supporter of Jefferson County 4-H and of Jefferson County. 
He married Candace K. “Candy” Griffitts on Sept. 1, 1978, in McLouth. She survives of the home.
 Other survivors include his mother, McLouth; two daughters, Staci (Kenneth) Cook, Inman, and Sherri Braksick, Wichita; a sister, Kathy (Ron) Scott, McLouth; and two grandsons. 
The family will meet friends following the services at the church. 
The family suggest memorials to the McLouth United Methodist Church, Kansas University Cancer Center or Jefferson County Humane Society, sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa, KS 66066.