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Luetta Broeking

November 16, 1928 — July 23, 2021

Luetta Broeking, 92, of Marion, passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021 at 1:30am, at home surrounded by her family.

Emma Luetta Broeking was born November 16, 1928 in Marion, the daughter of William Henry Christian and Emma Emilia (Ruhe) Dettmer.  She married Donald E. Broeking on April 17, 1948 in Marion and together they shared 68 years of marriage. He preceded her in death on July 8, 2016.

Mrs. Broeking grew up on a farm east of Marion. She was a homemaker, active in her children’s lives, supporting them in everything from school to scouts. She was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ in Marion.  She enjoyed spending time with her family, camping, and fishing.

Survivors include her four children;

  Donna (Keith) Bain of Friendswood, TX

  Darrell (Angie) Broeking of Marion

  Linda (Fred) Fietsam of Marion

  Ron (Karen) Broeking of Marion

Five grandchildren;

  Kara Bain (David Mack) of Astoria, New York

  John ( Kodi) Fietsam of Nampa, Idaho

  Jeff (Felicia) Fietsam of Marion

  Diana (Andrew) Dehler of Pearland, Texas

  James (Kira) Fietsam of Marion

Great Granddaughter – Emersyn Fietsam of Marion

Four Great Grandsons- Jackson Fietsam of Marion

     Brody, Chase, and Wesley Dehler of Pearland, Texas

Sister- Sharon Simmons of Marion

Brother-in-law – Robert (Kay) Broeking of Marion

Brother-in-law – Kenneth (Carol) Broeking of Oreana, Illinois

Preceded by her Parents, Husband, sister- Helen Linck, and two infant brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. John Holst officiating.  Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 1-2pm on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion.

For those who prefer memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or the Zion United Church of Christ Memorial Fund.  Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Illinois  62959.

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Saturday, July 31, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm

Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

800 North Market Street, Marion, IL 62959

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