Lois Lucille Broker

OBITUARY - Lois Lucille Broker

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Lois Lucille Broker, age 86 of Big Lake, passed away on Friday April 11, 2014 at Park View Care Center of Buffalo.  Visitation will be Monday April 14, 2014 from 10 AM to 11 AM at Saron Lutheran Church, 311 Lake Street South, Big Lake.  The funeral service will follow at 11 AM.  Rev. Kyle Sidlo will officiate.  Interment will be at Big Lake Cemetery.  Funeral arrangements are with the Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel of Monticello.

Lois was born on September 26, 1927 in LaMoure, ND to Albert and Agnes (Knapp) Meyer.  She and her husband, Walter made their home in Big Lake for many years.  She was a charter member of the Big Lake Lioness Club, a member of the Big Lake American Legion Auxiliary, and a member of Saron Lutheran Church since 1950.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Lois was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Agnes Meyer;  eight brothers and sisters;  and her husband Walter.  She is survived by her two children Judy (Jack) Ranallo, and Bill (Paris) Broker;  four grandchildren Jason Ranallo, Jim Ranallo, Jessica (Aaron) Benker, Jon Broker;  seven great grandchildren Cortney, Mariah, Madison, Maykla, Cameron, Megan and Shelby;  and many nieces and nephews.  

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MEMBERS OF THE BIG LAKE HIGH SCHOOL CHAMBER CHOIR performed for the school board at the beginning of their last meeting. The Chamber Choir members are selected for their skills from among their peers. They were directed by Mary Ebanks. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

DARLENE LANZ grew up just east of town and has lived in or around Big Lake all her life. She recalls what Christmas was like in Big Lake back then. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

SHERBURNE COUNTY ATTORNEY Kathleen Heaney, taking over as MCAA President. (Submitted photo.)

Cheryl Turck and Corey Mabis of the Sherburne County Probation Dept. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

SANTA AND HIS HELPERS prepared to give out toys to 111 families at the Food Shelf Monday. The toys were all donated by one local merchant. (Photo by Ken Francis.)