Francis J. Goracke
Rural Phillipsburg resident, Francis J. Goracke, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, at the Phillips County Retirement Center in Phillipsburg at the age of 88.
He was born Nov. 15, 1924 in Phillips County to Clarence & Edna (Bradley) Goracke. He worked at Tamko for 28 years and also farmed. His wife, Tillie, preceded him in death in 2012.
Survivors include his son, Harvey, of Phillipsburg; daughter, Joyce Bretton, of Glade, KS; brother, Dee Goracke, of Hastings, NE; 5 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thurs., Oct. 17, at 2:00 p.m. in the Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg, with Pastor Joel Hiesterman officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery, Phillipsburg.
Visitation will be Tues. from noon – 9 p.m. and Wed. from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. at the funeral home, with the family receiving friends Wed. evening from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice Services. Online condolences may be sent to: www.olliffboeve.com.
Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg, is in charge of arrangements.