Charles C. Brox, 71, Mall Towers, retired farmer of the Good Intent community, died Saturday at 11:25 p.m. at the Atchison hospital. He had been in failing health for several months.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Stanton chapel with the Rev. Robert Ziegler, pastor of Trinity Lutheran church, officiating. Burial will be in St. Louis church cemetery at Good Intent.
Owen Handke, Donald Handke, Albert Brox, jr., Kenneth Schrick, Darrell Wilson and Jerry Lee Handke will be pallbearers.
Members of the family receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the Stanton Mortuary. They suggest memorials may be presented to the Trinity Lutheran school endowment fund.
Mr. Brox was born March 14, 1902, northwest of Atchison, a son of Frank and Berth Flaschbarth Brox, and attended the Good Intent school.
He and the former Marie Handke were married Oct. 27, 1926 at St. Benedict's church, and in the spring of 1927, they moved to Mooney Creek where they farmed for 11 years.
Due to his father's illness, they moved to the Brox farm in the Good Intent community where they made their home until he retired from farming in May of 1972, because of Ill health, and moved to Mall Towers.
He was baptized and confirmed as a member of Trinity Lutheran church.
Mr. Brox favorite sport was baseball and he enjoyed listening to his favorite teams on radio and watching them play on television.
Surviving are Mrs. Brox of the home; a sister, Mrs. Ralph (Marie) Weik, route 3; a brother, Albert Brox, route 3; and his mother, Mrs. Bertha Brox.
Atchison Globe, Monday, April 30, 1973
Frank Brox (1876 - 1948)
Bertha K. Brox (1881 - 1974)
Marie F. Handke Brox (1902 - 1976)
Albert Brox (1927 - 1927)*
Saint Louis Cemetery
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Record added: Dec 24, 2011
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