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Carlton Lawrence Broehm

May 10, 1938 September 21, 2019
Carlton Lawrence Broehm
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Carlton Broehm, 81, resided in Bancroft, formally from Collins, WI, also resided in Arizona during the winter months, passed away on September 21, 2019, with his loving family at this bedside.

He was born on May 10, 1938, in Appleton, WI, to Arvin, Sr. and Lydia (Fredrich) Broehm of rural Hilbart.

After working a few different jobs, he started at Manitowoc Engineering, where he worked in shipping and receiving until he retired in 1998. Carlton then started helping out at Vista Royalle Campground where he resided in the summer months. Over the last 19 years, he loved it immensely, right up until he could no longer help out.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Sharon (Valleskey) of 60 years; and loving daughter, Jill (Robert) Kollman of Van Dyne; three grandchildren, Cassandra (Joshua), Kara (Jacob) and Alexis (Logan).  Also, three great-grandchildren, Jayce, Mylah, and Evelyn. He is also survived by two brothers, James (Grace) and Arvin Jr. (Donna); and two sisters, Germaine and Darlene (Paul).

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jodi; his parents, Arvin Sr. and Lydia; one sister, LaVerna; and six brothers, Ruben, Eugene, Milford, Jerome, Leo, and Ronald.

A Celebration of Life will be held for relatives and friends on Saturday, September 28, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at John J. Buettgen Funeral Home, 631 E. Grand Ave., Wisconsin Rapids. At 3 p.m. there will be a time of shared memories and prayer lead by is son-in-law, Robert.

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