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George H. Broemmer

George H. Broemmer

George Broemmer, age 98, of the Good Samaritan Home, formerly of 2904 Lind, died on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 in the Good Samaritan Home. He was born on October 23, 1921 in Quincy, the son of Albert and Edith (Willing) Broemmer. He married Ora Frances 'Fran' Spindler on October 12, 1940 in Hannibal, MO. She preceded him in death on February 16, 2014. George served in the United States Army in the 75th Infantry during WWII from 1944-1946. He participated in the Battle of the Bulge and was awarded 3 bronze stars.

George worked in the Maintenance department of the Electric Wheel/Firestone Company, retiring in 1983. He was the Past Commander of the VFW Post 5129 and a Life Member of the VFW Post 11041 in Palmyra. George was Past President of the UAW Local 201 Retirees, the Past President of the advisory Board of the Senior Center and a member of the Area Agency on Aging Board. Mr. Broemmer was a former long-time member of St. Boniface Catholic Church and a present member of St. Francis Catholic Church.

George was the last of his generation. He is survived by:
FIVE CHILDREN: James W. Broemmer, Sr., and his wife Marsha of Chandler, AZ; Ronald D. Broemmer of Quincy, IL; Nancy Brown and her husband William of Hudson, IL; Michael Broemmer and his wife Rita of Quincy, IL and Kevin Broemmer and his wife Teri also of Quincy.
DAUGHTER-IN-LAW: Judy Aschemann Broemmer of Moline, IL.
HIS GRANDCHILDREN: Misty Kelsy and her husband Mike, Billy Broemmer and his wife Janice; Brad Broemmer and his wife Pam, Brien Broemmer, Christy Fobert; James Broemmer, Jr. and his wife Tracy; Kim Peters and her husband Brad; Chris Broemmer and his wife Dena; Amy Ward and her husband Rick; Gary Lee Miller, Greg Miller and his wife Cheryl Lynn; Jay Miller and his wife Cherie, Judy Lynn Carter and her husband Josh, Bradley Brown and his wife Hannah; Brian Brown, Brandon Brown and his wife Colleen, Bryce Brown and his wife Krista; Jamy Landwehr and her husband Chris; Brandy Hickerson and her husband Brent, Emily Broemmer and Katie Broemmer.
42 Great Grandchildren and numerous Great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

In addition to his wife, he was also preceded in death by 1 son; George Broemmer, Jr., a daughter: Judy Griner; brothers: Albert, Clarence and Bob Broemmer, sisters: Marie Upchurch, Stella Maxwell, Florence Patterson and Clara Tucker.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 2, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home and at 9:30 a.m. in St. Francis Catholic Church. Interment in Sunset Cemetery with military rites conducted at the cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday evening from 3:00 until 6:00 p.m. at the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Quincy Senior Center or to St. Francis Catholic Church.

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From:
Janice Broemmer
Bentonville, AR
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I am so sorry for you loss. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs.
From:
Larry & Pat Slothouber Veile
Nebo, IL
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A life well lived, so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
From:
Jonda Rhea
Quincy, IL
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I'm so sorry for your loss sending Prayer's for the Family
From:
Jill Trenter
Quincy, IL
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I loved getting to know George when my mom was at Good Sam. He always had a smile on his face and kind words to say. I was so thankful to sit and visit with him a couple of weeks ago. He will be misssed..
From:
Roger
Grafton, IL
Comments:
Sorry for your loss brother.Stay strong Kevin
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The Ewalts
Quincy, IL
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Remembering George from Fowler attending our auctions . may he rest now in peace and bless his family with memories.Jan and "Toot"
From:
Earl
SAINT CHARLES, MO
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Condolences Brother. You and your family are in our prayers.
From:
GREG A SANDIDGE
basco, IL
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George was a wonderful person, great military service career and a great citizen of Quincy Il. He will be missed. George often had a funny story to tell. He will be missed by all at the Quincy Senior Center. Your family will be in our prayers.