|Jane E. Broeker
May 6, 1918 – March 18, 2017
Jane E, Broeker, 98, of Culver, IN, passed away on March 18, 2017 in Rochester, IN.
Jane was born in Chicago, IL, on May 6, 1918. She moved to State Road 8 in Culver when she was 16 and
resided there ever since. She was married to Charles H. Broeker on November 26, 1939 and together they
operated a roadside market for almost 60 years.
Jane was a member of the RLDS – Community of Christ Church for over 50 years. There she served as church
school director, women’s leader and primary teacher. She was a Marshall County 4-H leather craft leader for 40
years and belonged to the West Neighbors Home Ec. Club, Jolly Fifteen, and the Bunco Club.
Jane is survived by her sons and daughters: Chuck (Mary Ann) Broeker, Don (Jean)Broeker, Diana Harris (Jay
Gray), Michelle Hanson, and Tim (Sheila) Broeker; brother Edward (Rae) Boehm; sister-in-law Mabel
Kirkpatrick, 13 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren, and many nieces and
Visitation will be held at the Odom Funeral Home, 104 E Lakeshore Drive, Culver, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017,
from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Jim Hartman will officiate funeral services at Odom Funeral Home on Wednesday, March
22, 2017 at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Burr Oak Cemetery, Culver, IN.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Visiting Nurses’ Association or to the Center for Hospice and