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Mary Ella Bergh Broere
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Birth: Feb. 3, 1952
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 2012
Linn County
Iowa, USA

Mary Ella Broere, 60, of Marion, passed away on September 10, 2012 in her home following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Visitation will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Burial will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the Jacobsville Cemetery in Jacobsville, Michigan.

Surviving are her husband, Gerald (Jerry) Broere of Marion; her children, Andrew Broere and wife Stefanie and their children Landon, Lillian and Liam of McDonough, GA and Emily Broere of Greenville, South Carolina; her sisters, Nancy Anderson of Fort Gratiot, MI, Virginia Lorencz and husband Joe of San Leandro, CA and Phyllis Bergh of Munising, MI; her nephews, Jeff Anderson and wife Lynn, Joel Anderson and wife Tammy all of Port Huron, MI, Ben Lorencz of Castro Valley, CA, Matt Sutinen and wife Lisa of North Dakota and Jeff Sutinen of Louisiana; her nieces, Nora Dee and husband John and Amy Sutinen all of Mohawk, MI, Bethany Hardy and husband Patrick of Dallas, TX and Rachel and Rebekah both of San Leandro, CA; her aunt, Jinny Wagner of Fort Gratiot, MI; as well as numerous great nieces and nephews.

Mary Ella was preceded in death by her parents.

Mary Ella Broere was born on February 3, 1952 in Duluth, Minnesota the daughter of Russell and June (Newton) Bergh. She was a graduate of Finlandia University and Western Michigan University. She was united in marriage to Gerald Donald Broere on June 8, 1974 in Calumet, Michigan. Mary Ella had been an active member of Friendship Baptist Church as well as a member of Village Place Chime group and Aid to Women. She loved sewing for her grandchildren and held various offices with the local American Sewing Guild chapter. She also taught sewing at the Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Mary Ella's honor may be directed to the family for a future donation to the Maranatha Baptist Bible College Music Department.

Jacobsville Cemetery
Houghton County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Barbara Wilson Krause
Record added: Sep 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96939859
Mary Ella <i>Bergh</i> Broere
Added by: Barbara Wilson Krause
Mary Ella <i>Bergh</i> Broere
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- Barbara Wilson Krause
 Added: Sep. 12, 2012

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