Garden City Telegram 27 Dec 1972
deaths William M. Bratcher William Marion Bratcher, 94, Wichita, former Holcomfo res! dent, died Tuesday at the Kansas Masonic Home in Wichita. Born June 18, 1878, in Kentucky, he moved to Wichita in 1960 from Holcomrb. He was a retired service station owner and had owned and operatec a service station and tire repair business fora number of years at Protection. He was a member of the Methodist Church, and Protection Masionic Lodge No. 384. Survivors include two sons Orville L., Ponca City, Okla. and Felton M., La Mesa, Calif; two daughters, Mrs. Bernice White, Liberal, and Mrs. Ada Clark, Garden City; and a brother, Ike, Canon City, Colo. Funeral will be 10 a.m Thursday at the Eastern Star Chapel in the Kansas Masonic Home, Wichita. Graveside services and burial will be 2 p.m Thursday at the Bennington Cemetery. Broadway Funeral Home Wichita, is in charge of arrangements.