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Dennis J. Broxterman

May 5, 1933 — June 12, 2022

Dennis Broxterman, 89, of Ozawkie, KS passed away on June 12, 2022, at the House at Midland Care. He was born in Baileyville, Kansas on May 5, 1933, one of 14 children born to Aloysius John “A.J.” and Helen M. (Nolte) Broxterman. He was a Union Bricklayer for over 30 years and after his retirement he worked as a Bartender for Post #225 in Ozawkie. He attended a School for Bricklayers at 4th and Branner. Dennis served in the U.S. Navy for four years during the Korean Conflict, and was a member of American legion Post #400. He served as a past Post Commander of the American Legion. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, water skiing, athletics and an avid sports fan for the KC Chiefs, KC Royals and the KU Jayhawks. He was married to Clarice Mattwaoshee for 20 years and they later divorced. He married LaVonne Ida Mae “Lee” Anderson in Miami, Oklahoma on March 14, 1977. She preceded him in death as did his son Kary Broxterman, and a son-in-law Bill Roduner. He is survived by a daughter, Marilyn K. Roduner of Topeka, four grandchildren, Kris Davis, Lindsay McGuire, Katie Johnson and Hannah Gross, and great grandchildren, Isabelle and Oliver Davis, McKinsy, Colton and Abigail McGuire, Paxton, Ava and Paisley Johnson, Nico and Sofia Garcia. He is survived by his siblings, Orlin, Marion, Vernus, Danny, Geraldine, Arnette, Doralyn and Janelle and predeceased by his siblings Merlyn, Leland, Thelma, Connis and Luana. He is also survived by a step-daughter, Tina Lannon, her children Crystie and Valerie and their children. Dennis will lie in state at the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home on Friday, July 1st after 2:00 p.m. where a rosary will be prayed at 5:30 p.m. and a service will follow at 6:00 p.m. Graveside services with military honors will be held on Saturday, July 2nd at 10:00 a.m. at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Church, St. Aloysius Church, or Midland Hospice Care, and sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave., Topeka, Kansas 66603. Online condolences and fond memories may be left at www.brennanmathenafh.com.
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Visitation

Friday, July 1, 2022

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

BRENNAN-MATHENA FUNERAL HOME

800 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66603

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Funeral Service

Friday, July 1, 2022

Starts at 6:00 pm (Central time)

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800 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66603

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Saturday, July 2, 2022

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