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Ruth Sebring Frazee Brokaw
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Birth: Oct. 19, 1918
Somerville
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Dec. 19, 2011
Somerville
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA

Ruth Sebring Brokaw (Frazee), passed into eternal life on Monday, December 19, 2011. She was 93 years old. Mrs. Brokaw was born in Somerville, and was a lifelong resident of Somerset County. She was a graduate of Somerville High School, and Trenton State Teachers College, now (The College of New Jersey). She worked with children as an elementary teacher at the United Reformed Church of Somerville nursery school for 15 years. Ruth was a lifelong dedicated teacher, great reader, loyal friend, and nature lover, especially of birds. She enjoyed earlier in her life archery, field hockey and gymnastics, and was a loving mother and care giver. Her courtship with her husband began with military mail during his service in the south pacific during WWII. Ruth maintained a round robin correspondence with fellow teachers since graduation in the early forties.

Predeceasing Ruth is her beloved husband; John Staats Brokaw, 1964, two sons; Richard S. Brokaw and John Staats Brokaw III, and a sister; Elizabeth Frances Frazee Howe. She is survived by; a daughter Elizabeth Katherine Brokaw Sommerville and husband James Laing Sommerville III of Hillsborough, and two sons; Keith Williamson Brokaw and wife Donna of Blairstown, NJ and Wayne Frazee Brokaw Brokaw of Cedar Falls, Iowa, a daughter in law; Louise Brokaw, eight grandchildren, and one great granddaughter.

Family and friends are invited Thursday 2 - 4 and & 7 - 9 pm to Somerville Funeral Home, 10 West End Avenue, Somerville, NJ 08876. A 10 am funeral service Friday at the United Reformed Church of Somerville, 100 West Main Street Somerville will be celebrated followed by light refreshments. Interment will be in Somerville New Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Green Knoll Rescue Squad, 608 N. Bridge St. PO Box 6456, Bridgewater, NJ 08807.

Published in Courier News on December 21, 2011 
 
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 Spouse:
  John Staats Brokaw (1918 - 1964)*
 
 Children:
  Richard S. Brokaw (1956 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
New Somerville Cemetery
Somerville
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Wayne Apgar
Record added: Dec 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82217072
Ruth Sebring <i>Frazee</i> Brokaw
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