Johanna Broshuis, 94, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2016 at the Monticello House in Jackson.
One of six children, she was born November 29, 1921, in Leopold, daughter of Robert George and Hannah Lenderink Holzum. She and Bernard J. Broshuis were married February 27, 1943 in Guardian Angel Catholic Church in St. Louis, Missouri. They had been married nearly 61 years when he passed away November 7, 2003.
Johanna had been a faithful member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson since 1950 where she was a former member of the Parish Council and the Home and School Association. She was an active member of St. Ann’s Sodality, the quilting club, and a charter member of the Knights of Columbus Bishop Timon Ladies Auxiliary #6405 in Jackson.
Loving survivors include two daughters, Brenda (Norman) Grass and Betty (Mike) Elfrink of Jackson; four grandchildren, Steve Elfrink of Lenexa Kansas, Leann Hendrix of Cape Girardeau, Kathy Elfrink of Jackson, and Brian Grass of St. Louis; and 15 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Theodore and Henry Holzum, and three sisters, Josephine Holzum, Helen Seiler, and Hilda Vandeven.
Friends may from 4-8 p.m. Friday, January 8, 2016 at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson, with parish prayers to be held at 7 p.m., followed by the rosary.
The Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Rev. John Harth officiating.
Interment will be in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.
Memorials may take the form of contributions to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson.
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