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Obituary: Saxon C. Bracken

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Saxon C. Bracken 1925 ~ 2006 Saxon C. Bracken, age 81, beloved wife of the late Reid J. Bracken, of Tooele, UT, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Nov. 27, 2006 with her family at her side. Saxon was born in Manti, UT to Alma 0. and Barbara Elizabeth H. Christofferson on April 4, 1925. She was the youngest of four children. She loved camping, fishing and traveling with the love of her life, Reid. They enjoyed each other's company and loved activities with the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Tooele Volunteer Fire Department. She had fun traveling to Wendover with her family. She also loved playing Pinochle with her brother-in-law and sister-in-law Floyd and LaNile Bracken. She was an avid gardener, loved to cook and crocheted everything from the most intricate doilies to the largest afghans. Saxon is survived by her five children Jack (Pat) of Orem; Greg (Mary Jo), Vern (Vickie) both of Tooele; Brad (Nevah) and Barbara, both of Grantsville. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren and her special adopted daughter, Rita Schilling of Escondido, CA. She was preceded in death by her parents, her siblings, her husband, Reid, a very special granddaughter, Jennie, and LT, her loving Dachshund. We would appreciate any donations to the Huntsman Cancer Research Institute in memory of our mother. A viewing will be held Thursday evening, November 30 at Tate Mortuary from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Graveside services will be conducted Friday, December 1 at Tooele City Cemetery at 11:00 a.m.