Frieda M. (Helaradus) Bracken, 73, of Linton, passed away at 7:40 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2005 at her residence.
Born April 16, 1932 in Hazelwood, she was the daughter of Robert Emery and Gladys (Wilson) Dawson. On March 23, 1956, she married Ernest W. Bracken, who passed away Dec. 27, 2001.
She moved to Linton in 1992, coming from Indianapolis. She was a Wayne Township Small Claims Clerk in Ben Davis during the 1980s and a homemaker. She loved to read, fish, camp, hike and picnic.
Survivors include: a step-son Ernest R. Bracken of Indianapolis; a brother Charles Emery of Ohio; and a step-sister Evelyn McCarthy of Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ernest, a step-daughter Janet Galvin, and two sisters, Clara Parker and Phyllis Smith.
Graveside service will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Floral Park Cemetery in Indianapolis, with burial to follow.
There will be no visitation.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Greene County Hospice, P.O. Box 355, Bloomfield, Ind., 47424.
Neal & Summers Mortuary, Martinsville is in charge of arrangements.