George Broz

George Broz, 67, of Newton passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at Newton Medical Center. George was born May 3, 1950, in Florence, the son of George and Dora (Ramsey) Broz.

He graduated from Florence High School in 1968. He then joined the Army and served his country from 1969-1971 in Germany. Upon returning home, he met Marsha Lyn Lyons, and they were married Oct. 4, 1974, at the Latter Day Saints Temple in Manti, Utah. To this union, two daughters were born—Autum Lyn of Newton and Ashley Ann O’Neil (Matthew) of Gaithersburg, Md.

George is survived by his wife, Marsha of the home; daughters, Autum and Ashley; sisters, Judi Rowland (Gary) of Peculiar, Mo., and Irene Scott (Herb) of Derby; brothers, Joe Broz (Connie) of Branson, Mo., and Mark Broz (Cathy) of Topeka; and numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

George was preceded in death by his parents, George and Dora.

Funeral services were on June 20 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Newton, with Bishop Ellsworth presiding. Interment was in the St. John Nepomucene Cemetery in Pilsen.

Suggested memorial is the George Broz family fund and may be sent in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

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