ELAINE BRACKEN GREGORY obituary
August 5, 2009
Elaine Bracken Gregory, 89, died Friday, July 31, 2009, in a Billings hospital after a short bout with cancer.
Mom was born Ruth Elaine Bracken on Dec. 2, 1919, in St. Cloud, Minn. , t o Clara and Elmer Bracken. After graduat ion from high school, she worked for the telephone company in St. Cloud. She met and married Ward Gregory on Oct 25, 1941, in St Cloud, after receiving a diamond ring in a box of chocolates. She worked until her family began to grow and from then on worked raising her six children, Doug Gregory of Townsend, Lee (Joanne) Gregory of Seattle, Wash., Bob (Dee) Gregory of D...