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Brisbin, Lucy Lauretta Zimmerman
Dec. 16, 1923 - Jan. 23, 2015

Hergenreder, Martha
Oct. 5, 1951 - Jan. 22, 2015

Tracy, Betty Jean
Apr. 3, 1928 - Jan. 20, 2015

Adams, Florence Louise
Mar. 28, 1920 - Jan. 18, 2015

Baker, Laurie Coats
Jan. 20, 1932 - Jan. 11, 2015

Garner, Eldon
Dec. 25, 1921 - Jan. 4, 2015

Clark, Carl
Nov. 10, 1936 - Dec. 26, 2014

Stelly, Edward
Oct. 6, 1920 - Dec. 24, 2014

Seal, Joseph "Dick" Richard
Jul. 30, 1937 - Dec. 23, 2014

Fredrick, Eunice
Jul. 2, 1922 - Dec. 18, 2014


Lucy Lauretta Zimmerman Brisbin
Dec. 16, 1923 - Jan. 23, 2015
Date of Funeral: Jan. 30, 2015

Lucy Lauretta Zimmerman Brisbin, 91, of Rupert, in her own words, “returned to her people” at her home surrounded by family on Jan. 23, 2015. She was born on Dec 16, 1923, in North Platt, Nebraska to Sidney Ransom Zimmerman and Ida Mae Bond. She grew up in Nebraska and Corvallis, Oregon. She met her sweetheart, Wilbur “Doc” Arthur Brisbin while working at the Drug Store in Rupert. They married on April 14, 1945. Together they farmed and had a dairy west of Paul. They had three children, Lauretta, Laura, and Sid. She loved teaching the first graders in Sunday School at the First Christian Church in the 1950’s and still referred to them affectionately as her kids.
She was preceded in death by husband, Wilbur ”Doc” Brisbin; her parents; her brother, Frank; sisters, Elsie and Annie; and her daughter, Lauretta. The survivors are children, Laura (John) Sorensen of Yankton, South Dakota and Sid (Edith) Brisbin of Burley; the grandchildren, Thor, Mar, and Shay Sorensen, Jennifer Fife, Tonya Etherington, Brian Brisbin, Valerie Wilkinson, and Sid Brisbin; and 18 great grandchildren.
Special thanks to the Home Health ladies and the members from the First Christian Praise Chapel for their love, friendship, and support of Lucy.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 30, 2015, at First Christian Praise Chapel, 1110 8th St, Rupert.. Viewing for family and friends will be held from 6-8:00 p.m. Thursday, January 29, 2015, at Hansen Mortuary, 710 6th St. in Rupert. Services will conclude with burial in the Rupert Cemetery under the direction of Joel Heward Hansen Mortuary.