Chesterton Tribune

Martin Broecker service Saturday

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Martin W. Broecker, age 84 of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, formerly of Porter, Ind., passed away on August 11, 2012 at Living Center West Nursing Home.

He was born on April 7, 1928 in Chicago, Ill., to Martin John Adam and Lillian Beetz Broecker, both of whom preceded him in death.

He is also preceded in death by his wife Alice Mae Olson Broecker and brother, Delbert Broecker.

Surviving are his primary care-givers and 20 year friends: Paula J. (Simms) Rosenbaum and Douglas D. Rosenbaum of Olin, Iowa.

Martin was a United States Army veteran and was in the 7th Calvary Regiment from 1950-1952, during the Korean War. ERC 1950-1952 (Chicago, Ill.). Martin worked for the Northern Indiana Public Service Co. (NIPSCO) as a Meter Reader from 1954 until 1989. He loved animals, especially dogs and cats.

The memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton, Ind., with Pastor Cort Bucher officiating.

For additional information, please contact White-Love Funeral Home at 219-926-1309.

 

 

 

 

Posted 8/22/2012