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Welcome to the memorial page for

Marie Eleanore Broemer

June 2, 1928 ~ January 15, 2018 (age 89)

 

 

Marie Elenore Broemer went to glorious eternal rest, removing the shackles of Alzheimer’s at Aspirus LTC, Ontonagon, MI

She and her twin sister Lillian Lenore were born on June 2, 1928 to Charles and Ana Alapert in Paynesville, MI.  She was raised in the Simar area as an only child after the death of her sister.  She graduated from the Mass City High School in the class of 1946.

In 1947 she married Orville W. Kemppainen and they had two children, Nancy and Dennis.  Orville passed away in 1950 and she found herself holding his funeral and burial on her 22nd birthday.  Undaunted, Marie continued on her own as a single parent until she met Frank M. Broemer whom she married in 1955. They had three children; Thomas, Connie and Kathy and celebrated 46 wonderful years together until his death in 2000.

Marie relied on her faith in humanity and God all her life.  She was a member of Siloa Lutheran Church in Ontonagon where she volunteered her time, brought food for many a luncheon and always enjoyed the Christmas programs.  She served as president of the VFW ladies auxiliary Post 5600 for 17 terms.  She was a life member and worked to promote and appreciate veterans and their families. All her life she enjoyed singing, playing the guitar, dancing, sewing, designing her own clothes and treasured time with her family.

She was proceeded in death by her husbands, parents, sister, son Dennis, granddaughter Leslie, great-grandaughter Kylie, aunts, uncles and cousins.  Surviving are; Thomas Broemer, Connie (Dan) Shamion, Kathy Schober and Nancy (Dennis) Steinburg.  10 grandchildren; Dennis Kemppainen jr., Daniel Kemppainen, Brandon Sanders, Tonia Coey, Jeremy Schober, Jason Broemer, Jesse Broemer, Darren Kemppainen, Kaylee Kemppainen and Farren Skalitsky, 23 great grandchildren and 2 blessings on the way.

Visitation will take place Monday, January 22, 2018 from 12 noon until 1:00pm at the Cane Funeral Home in Ontonagon.  Funeral services will follow at 1:00pm with Pastor Jeannie Manning officiating, with a luncheon to follow.  Burial will take place in the spring, Friday, June 1, 2018 at Riverside Cemetery.

The Cane Funeral Home of Ontonagon is assisting the family with arrangements.


 Service Information

Visitation
Monday
January 22, 2018

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Cane Funeral Home
310 N. Steel St.
Ontonagon, MI 49953

Funeral Service
Monday
January 22, 2018

1:00 PM
Cane Funeral Home
310 N. Steel St.
Ontonagon, MI 49953


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