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Thursday, May 17th, 2007
Lawrence Brookhart
Lawrence Bryce Brookhart, 69, 8201 state Route 219, Montezuma, died at 9:25 p.m. May 15, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born Aug. 28, 1937, in Coldwater, to Lawrence and June Kerns Brookhart. On Oct. 17, 1959, he married Eileen Wynk, who survives in Celina.
Also surviving are five sons, Michael (Carol), Coldwater, Tom (Heidi), Waynesfield, Ron (Cathy), Montezuma, David (Susan), Merrimac, Mass., and Todd (Jenny), St. Henry; two brothers, Merl (Margie), Celina, and Rex (Margie), St. Henry; two sisters, Orpha (Rol) Hinton, Celina, and Emily (Tom) Osterholt, Portland, Ind.; three sisters-in-law, Lee, Montezuma, Betty, Coldwater, and Marcieta, Celina; 12 grandchildren, a stepgrandchild and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Gordon, Dane and Leon.
He retired after 47 years at Midmark, Versailles, and was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Montezuma, and South Shore Sportsman Club.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. James Dugal officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences can be sent to www.hogenkampfh.com.
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