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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BIG LAKE HOPES TO BECOME A BEYOND THE YELLOW RIBBON COMMUNITY and a kick-off meeting was held Monday at The Friendly Buffalo. Pictured above are First Sergeant Brigham Fanning, Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer, Mayor Raeanne Danielowski and Director of Military Outreach Annette Kuyper. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Above, the five Hornets defending their end of the court are Sam Jochum, Brady Vogt, Kyle Knaeble, Collin Teigen and Trent Monson.

Well over 100 kids waited their turn in line to go through basketball drills during the Blowout last Friday.

BIG LAKE HORNETS CHAMPION SWIMMERS are diver Mallary Dick, who came home with seventh place, and swimmers Laurel Pietrzak, Laurin Ebert, Maggie Knier and Gabbie Werner. (Submitted photo).

MISCHIEF MANAGED is the name of Leah Corder’s family counseling business now open in Big Lake above the Fudgin’ Delicious Ice Cream Shop. Wednesday the Big Lake Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at her office. Pictured above from left to right are Mayor Raeanne Danielowski, City Clerk Gina Wolbeck, State Rep. Nick Zerwas, Economic Development Specialist Heidi Steinmetz, Leah Corder and Darla, the Great Dane, Accountant Michelle Backlund, Ken Geroux of Ken Geroux Construction and Chamber President Tricia Skodje.