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 Berne Passay Broadbent

Berne Passay Broadbent

Birth
USA
Death May 1971 (aged 69)
USA
Burial Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot Sec. G Lot 68 Pos. 1
Memorial ID 80647 · View Source
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Berne Passey Broadbent, 69, Mapleton, died Wednesday afternoon at his home of a heart attack. He was born Sept. 13, 1901, in Utah County, a son of Joseph F. and Seretta Passey Broadbent. He married Thora Dastrup and she died. He then married Addie Wright on Dec. 26,1937, in Ely, Nev. Mr. Broadbent was a retired teacher. He received his education in Provo schools and was a graduate of Provo High School and of Brigham Young University. He also had his master's degree in chemistry from BYU. He taught at Gila Junior College in Thatcher, Ariz., and in 1942 moved to Pocatello where he taught at Idaho State University where he was professor of chemistry until his retirement in 1967, when he moved to Mapleton. A member of the LDS Church, he held the office of Seventy. He was a Scout commissioner in Arizona, member of the American Chemical Association and member of AAUP. He also belonged to the Rotary Club in Arizona. His hobby was farming. Survivors include his widow; two sons and one daughter, Kent D. Broadbent, San Pedro, Calif.; Bern D. Broadbent, Orange, Calif.; Mrs. M. Gregg (Leesa) McBurnete, Vancouver, B.C., Canada; 10 grandchildren; three brothers and one sister, Dr. Jay S. Broadbent, Cecil Broadbent, and Mrs. Sterling M. (Fern) Ercanbrack, all of Provo; Lynn Broadbent, Cedar City. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Berg Drawing Boom Chapel, 185 E. Center, Provo, with Bishop Colin J. Allan of the Mapleton First Ward officiating. Friends may call at the mortuary Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday prior to services. Burial will be in the Springville Evergreen Cemetery.



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  • Maintained by: Rose Wright
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 80647
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Berne Passay Broadbent (13 Sep 1901–May 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80647, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Rose Wright (contributor 46889763) .