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LaFern Marie Brack Gackstatter
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Birth: Jul. 22, 1929
Rush County
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 1994
Potter County
Texas, USA

Fern Gackstatter, 65, well known Guymon legal assistant, died Saturday morning October 8, 1994, at the St. Anthony's Hospice in Amarillo, Texas.

The daughter of George and Leah Violet (Rodie) Brack, she was born on July 22, 1929 in Otis, Kansas.

She graduated from the Otis High School with the Class of 1947, and attended business college in Hutchinson, Kan.

On September 30, 1950 she married Edwin H. Gackstatter in McPherson, Kan. and moved to Guymon from Great Bend, Kan. in 1953.

She began her legal profession in 1949. In 1953 she was employed with the Lamar, Tryon and Sweet Law Firm in Guymon. At the time of her death she was a legal assistant and probate specialist with the Larry Fields Law Office in Guymon.

She was an active member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Mary Martha League and Texas County Legal Secretaries Association.

She is preceded in death by her father and one brother George Allen Brack.

Survivors include her husband, Edwin of the home; her mother, Leah Violet Brack of Guymon; three children, Cynthia Ann Gackstatter and her husband, Robert Hughes, Jr. of Seattle, Wash.; Gary Lee Gackstatter and his wife, Shannon of Arkansas City, Kansas and Patricia Sue and her husband, Monte Bridgeforth of Wakita, OK; one grandson, Evan Paul Gackstatter and two sisters, Darlene Alberta Schlegel of Guymon and Rachael Lee Hergert of Marshfield, Wis.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, October 11th, 10 a.m. from the Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. Mark Westcoatt, pastor officiating.

Interment will be in the Lutheran Cemetery under the direction of the Bunch-Roberts Funeral Home of Guymon.

The Gackstatter family request memorials be given to the Trinity Lutheran Church, Oklahoma Panhandle State University music scholarship or charity of choice. Memorials will be accepted at the Bunch-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1112, Guymon, Oklahoma73942.

The Guymon Daily Observer; Thursday, October 20, 1994; page 2

(This newspaper is on the microfilm roll with the Guymon Daily Herald of same date.)

Family links: 
  George G. Brack (1905 - 1970)
  Leah V. Rodie Brack (1906 - 1999)
  Edwin Henry Gackstatter (1925 - 2013)*
  LaFern Marie Brack Gackstatter (1929 - 1994)
  George Allen Brack (1938 - 1984)*
*Calculated relationship
Married Edwin H. Gackstatter on Sept. 10, 1950
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery
Texas County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Nareen, et al
Record added: Aug 10, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9300809
LaFern Marie <i>Brack</i> Gackstatter
Added by: Nareen, et al
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