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Norma Diane Broxterman

November 3, 1934 — March 18, 2019

Norma Diane Broxterman, 84, of Topeka, passed away at her home on March 18, 2019.

She was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 3, 1934 the daughter of Wilfred and Francis (Cook) Tussel.   Norma was a 1953 graduate of Topeka High School.

Norma enjoyed drawing and sewing.  She was also involved with the Red Hat Society at Providence Living Center.

She married Leland Broxterman and they later divorced.  She is survived by her children, Christine M. Austin of Topeka, Cynthia A. Miller of Valley Falls, and Michael L. (Kathy) Broxterman of Ozawkie, 11 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, a sister Patricia Mason of Michigan and a brother Donald Tussel of New Jersey.  Norma was preceded in death by a son Stephen V. Broxterman in 2016 and by a brother Robert DelZeit in 2009.

Norma will lie in state on Friday, March 22nd at the First Congregational Church at 17th and Collins, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.  Service will follow at 10:00 a.m. at the church.  Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Midland Hospice Care and sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave., Topeka, Kansas 66603.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, March 22, 2019

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

First Congregational Church

1701 SW Collins Ave, Topeka, KS 66604

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 22, 2019

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Brennan Mathena Funeral Home


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