I-55 Raceway lost a dear friend that worked at the track for many years..
Hattie (Tootie) French and her husband Butch have worked at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 for many years. They have lived at the track 6 months out of the year for many years as well helping maintain the facility. Tootie worked in the concession stand in turn 4 for many years.
Tootie passed away Sunday from heart complications.
Butch and Tootie had been married for 47 years.
The viewing will be a C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Desloge on Wednesday from 5pm - 9pm. Her services will be on Thursday at 11am at Boyer Chapel.
Please keep Butch and their children and grandchildren in your prayers.
Ray, Sue and the entire I-55 Raceway family are deeply saddened by the loss of Tootie.