Obituary Record

John Daryl Bromm
Died on 12/14/2001

Bromm, John Daryl, 66

Died 14 December 2001

Burial in Tekamah cemetery

Published in Pilot Tribune on 18 December 2001

Veteran-Army-Korean War

John D. Bromm, 66, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2001, at his home in rural Tekamah, following a long battle with cancer. Funeral services were Monday, Dec. 17, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tekamah with the Rev. Daniel E. Monson officiating. Interment was in the Tekamah cemetery.

John Daryl Bromm was born Sept. 14, 1935, in Omaha to Herman and Della (Kingery) Bromm. He lived on a farm south of Yutan until 1942, when the family moved to Oakland. In 1944, the family moved to the farm in rural Tekamah, where Mr. Bromm was residing at the time of his death.

He graduated from Tekamah High School in 1952. He attended the University of Nebraska in Lincoln for one year.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He enlisted on Dec. 6, 1954, and honorably discharged on Sept. 5, 1956.

On Nov. 3, 1956, he married Shirley Williamson at the First Baptist Church in Tekamah. The couple had three children, and the family lived in Burt County, where Mr. Bromm was engaged in farming and cattle feeding.

He was a member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tekamah, the Masonic Lodge No. 31, A.F.& A.M. in Tekamah, American Legion Post No. 127 in Craig, and the Burt County Cattlemen Association.

His interests included farming, cattle feeding, reading and his five grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley, of Tekamah, son and daughter-in-law, Rodney and Kass Bromm, also of Tekamah, daughter and son-in-law, Sarah Jo and Bret Brodersen of Herman, five grandchildren, sisters and brothers-in-law, Joan and Bob Anderson of Tekamah, Phyllis and Ray Holmquist of West Des Moines, Iowa, brother and sister-in-law, Curt and Vicki Bromm of Wahoo, numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Amy Jo in 1988, and an infant sister.

Memorials are suggested to the family.

Hamel-Peck-Pelan Funeral Home in Tekamah was in charge of arrangements.

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~

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Printed in the Washington County Pilot-Tribune on 12/18/2001