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In Memory

Colleen O'Brien (Brackett) - Class Of 1961 VIEW PROFILE

Colleen M. Brackett

Feb. 1, 1944 - Dec. 11, 2017

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. — Colleen M. Brackett, 73, of North Platte, formerly of McCook, Neb., passed away Dec. 11, 2017, surrounded by her family at Great Plains Health in North Platte.

Colleen was born Feb. 1, 1944, as a twin, to James "Jim" and Wynona (Eifert) O'Brien at McCook. Colleen and her twin sister Kathleen O'Brien were raised in McCook.

Colleen was preceded in death by her parents, James and Wynona O'Brien.

She is survived by her sister, Kathleen O'Brien; former husband, Ron Hart of Julelsburg Colo.; her children, Scott (Heidi) Hart of North Platte, Sheila Wymer of Abilene, Texas, Suzy (Sam) Mueller of McCook and Stephanie (Gary) Rodgers of Arcade, N.Y.; grandchildren, Melissa Liesenfeld of Cheyenne, Wyo., Crystal West of McCook, Angela (Tyler) Richardson of United Kingdom, Derrick Sundell of Benkelman, Neb., Sarah and Christopher Rodgers of Arcade, N.Y. and Patricia (Josh) Boykin of Abilene, Texas; great-grandchildren, Tyler Amison, Thedrick Harpman and Levi Boykin.

Colleen dedicated her life to caring for her sister, Kathleen. Her family was most important to Colleen, she loved spending time with her grandchildren and lived for making adventures and memories with them. Colleen was the center of the family and spent every minute possible with them.

Online condolences may be shared at www.carpentermemorial.com.

A Celebration of Colleen’s life will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at Carpenter Memorial Chapel in North Platte with Pastor Brett Terry officiating. Those wishing to sign Colleen’s memorial book may do so from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday prior to services.

Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in care of arrangements.


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