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Cherie R. Tracy

June 25, 1941 August 21, 2019
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Cherie Rene Tracy, 78, of Grand Island passed away peacefully on August 21, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Grand Island. 

Funeral services will take place 2:00 PM, Tuesday at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home with The Reverend Martin Egging officiating. Burial of ashes will be at a later date with Full Military Honors. 

Cherie was born on June 25, 1941 at Grand Island, NE to Henry and Helen (Guyette) Habig. She grew up in Grand Island and graduated from Grand Island Senior High School with the class of 1959. She entered the United States Navy in 1959 and was Honorably Discharged in 1963. She returned home and worked various jobs until starting her career at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center as an administrative assistant.

She was the past Post Commander of the American Legion Post #53 in Grand Island from 1995-1996. She was very active with the affairs of the local community of Veterans. 

She had an affinity for family history and ancestry, traveling, spending time with her beloved dogs and especially her family. Cherie was also a cancer survivor. 

Those left to cherish her memory are her son and his wife, Mark Tracy and Melinda Rother; daughters and their spouses, Joni Martin Duncan, Julie (Pat) Martin Melena and Jill (Chris) Martin Bessmer; 11 grandchildren, Eric, Sadey, Adam, Alek, Kennedee, Madison, Reagan, Daniel, Courtney, Megan, and Rylee; great grandchildren, Koven and Adler; and numerous other family members. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Chance and Jerry. 

Family requests casual attire if attending the service. Memorials are suggested to the Grand Island American Legion Post #53. Online condolences and memorials may be directed to Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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2:00 PM 8/27/2019 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 8/27/2019 3:00:00 PM
Livingston Sondermann Funeral Chapel

601 North Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68803

Livingston Sondermann Funeral Chapel
601 North Webb Road Grand Island 68803 NE
United States

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Grand American Legion Post #53


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