Obituary: Jerry Lee Brockman

NORTH NEWTON—Jerry Lee Brockman, the son of Raymond and Evelyn Vaughn Brockman, was born on April 16, 1944, in Prairie Grove, Ark. Jerry died on Thursday, Nov. 30, at Newton Medical Center in Newton at the age of 73.

 The family moved to Wichita where Jerry was raised and attended schools. In 1962, he enlisted in the U.S. Army. Jerry returned to Wichita, where he lived until moving to North Newton 10 years ago.

Jerry loved to fish and collected Native American memorabilia.

He is survived by three sons Timothy Brockman, Jerry Aukes and Eric Aukes; two daughters Tammy Brockman Rowlett and Kayla Brockman; his mother Evelyn Brockman; brothers Wayne Brockman, Jimmy Brockman, Earl Brockman and Carl Brockman; and one grandson Corbin Rowlett.

Jerry was preceded in death by his father and one brother, Donnie.

Memorial services were on Monday, Dec. 4, at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton. Private inurnment took place at Resthaven Cemetery in Wichita.

A memorial has been established with Caring Hands Humane Society, and contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS 67114.