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Archive for Thursday, August 15, 2002

Fannie M. Bricker

August 15, 2002

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— She was born July 4, 1898, in Rich Hill, Mo., the daughter of Barney and Maria (Ricca) Longo. She attended schools in Mindenmines, Mo.

Mrs. Bricker worked for Dodds-Barkley General Merchandise in Mindenmines. Later she assisted her mother-in-law at the city's hotel. in 1951, she and her husband moved to a ranch north of Hepler, where they farmed and raised cattle. They retired in 1974 and moved to Pittsburg.

She was a member of United Methodist Church of Pittsburg.

She married Joseph Howard "Bat" Bricker on Aug. 6, 1919, in Girard. He died June 8, 1996.

Survivors include two daughters, Ila Maxwell, Carl Junction, Mo., and Marjorie Booher, Lawrence; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

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