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Donald R. (Butch) Broecker
Donald R. (Butch) Broecker

May 25, 1942 - January 15, 2005
Resided in Brenham, TX
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Donald Ray (Butch) Broecker, 62 of Brenham, died January 15, 2005 in College Station. He was born May 25, 1942 in Brenham to Erwin “Boots” & Lula (Lueckemeyer) Broecker.

He was baptized in St. Paul(TM)s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brenham and later confirmed in the same church. Donald is a 1960 graduate of Brenham High School and he attended Texas A&M University. On February 10, 1968 he married Glennette Meyer in St. Mary(TM)s Catholic Church in Brenham.

He was a member of St. Mary(TM)s Catholic Church in Brenham, and a member of the BPOE979 Past Exalted Ruler. He served in the U.S. Navy in the Seabee(TM)s from 1961 to 1967.

He started his employment with his father, “Boots” Broecker in Broecker Construction Company and he later owned Broecker Woodworks. For twelve years he was in the insurance business as a catastrophe claims adjuster working all over the United States, dealing with such things as the earthquakes in California, hurricanes in Florida and into the East coast, and floods into the mid-west.

The joy of his life was his family and especially his grandchildren. He was a supporter of the Washington County Fair Youth program especially for the Junior Livestock Auction.

Survivors include his wife, Glennette Broecker of Brenham, his daughters & sons in law, Leigh & Edward Phillips of College Station, Tiffany & Brian Komanetsky of San Antonio, grandchildren, Travis and Sydney Phillips of College Station, Seth and Maya Komanetsky of San Antonio, mother, Lula Broecker of Clear Lake, sisters, Shirley Joswiak of Seguin, Debbie Jasinski of Clear Lake and numerous other relatives.
He is preceded by his father, Erwin “Boots” Broecker, his sister, Patsy Schlict and brother in law, Richard “Skippy” Joswiak.

The family will receive visitors from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, January 16, at Memorial Oaks Chapel

The funeral Mass will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 17, 2005 in St. Mary(TM)s Catholic Church with Father David Ivey, Celebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

Pallbearers include Billie Pieper, Herman Borchardt, Frank Rybarski, Fred Kessel, Gene LaFleur and Jimmy Hahn, Jr.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main St. Brenham.

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Memorial Oaks Chapel
1306 West Main Street
Brenham, TX US 77833
Memorial Oaks Chapel
1306 West Main Street
Brenham, TX US 77833
Sunday, January 16, 2005
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Mary's Catholic Church
701 Church Street
Brenham, TX US 77833
Monday, January 17, 2005
10:00 AM
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Calvary Catholic Cemetery
College Avenue
Brenham, TX US 77833
Monday, January 17, 2005


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