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Donald A. Broberg

August 3, 1926 ~ December 18, 2021 (age 95)

Obituary

Donald A. Broberg, age 95, died on December 18, 2021 at Willow Lane Assisted Living where he resided for the past several months.  He was born in Dagget, Michigan on August 3, 1926, son of the late Knute and Ingrid (Swanson) Broberg.  On August 30, 1947, he married Verna Margell at Grace Lutheran Church in Green Bay.  Verna preceded him in death on March 2nd, 1998, after 51 years together.  Donald was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church.  He served in the United States Navy during WWII.  After being discharged from the Navy in 1946 he was employed by the Wisconsin Telephone Company in Green Bay.  Before retiring in 1985 he and Verna had lived and worked in Green Bay, Sturgeon Bay, Sheboygan, Fond du Lac and Appleton.

Don is survived by nieces and nephews; his dear friends and neighbors Terry and Shirley Clemmons; his housekeeper and special friend Mary Milton; and very special loving friends Ronald and Susan Dexheimer of Sheboygan. 

In addition to his wife Verna and his parents; Donald was also proceeded in death by his son Thomas; sisters Gladys White and Esther Grittinger; and a brother Allen Broberg.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on December 29, 2021 at BRETTSCHNEIDER TRETTIN NICKEL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 606 N Oneida Street, Appleton with Pastor Lynn Kollath officiating.  Friends may visit from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Memorials to his favorite charities, The American Red Cross, the Salvation Army and Emmanuel United Methodist Church.

We would like to thank Brenda and the amazing staff at Willow Lane for the wonderful care they gave Don during his time there.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Brettschneider-Trettin-Nickel Funeral Chapel
606 N Oneida St
Appleton, WI 54911

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

11:00 AM
Brettschneider-Trettin-Nickel Funeral Chapel
606 N Oneida St
Appleton, WI 54911

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