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Former Libertyville trustee dies

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A former Libertyville trustee who also spent years working as a guidance counselor and director at Libertyville High School has died. Eugene Brakel, 85, of Libertyville, died Dec. 24. A Navy veteran born in Oregon, Brakel moved to Libertyville in 1963 and worked at the school for 24 years. He served as a village trustee from 1971 to 1987.

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