Archive for Sunday, February 21, 1993


February 21, 1993


— Services for Fern Brosa, 77, Valley Falls, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Nellis Funeral Home in Valley Falls with the Rev. Gary Spencer officiating. Burial will be in Valley Falls Cemetery.

Mrs. Brosa died Friday, Feb. 19, 1993, at a Nortonville nursing home.

She was born May 6, 1915, southeast of Ozawkie, the daughter of Edward and Lue North Bledsoe.

She attended Lowry Grade School southeast of Ozawkie and Prairie Hall Grade School northeast of Valley Falls.

She lived on a farm southwest of Valley Falls and moved into town in the early 1950s.

Mrs. Brosa managed the Petrie Nursing Home in Valley Falls for several years. She also operated a Valley Falls restaurant for several years.

She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Valley Falls.

She married Frank Fredrick Brosa on Oct. 22, 1937, in Garnett. He died April 19, 1991.

Survivors include three sons, Frank (Bud) Brosa Jr., Topeka, Albert Brosa, Valley Falls, and Jerry Brosa, McLouth; a sister, Stella Cook, Valley Falls; a stepsister, Mae Langston, Oskaloosa; four stepbrothers, David Stewart, Dover, Eugene Stewart, Topeka, Leland Stewart, Lawrence, and Tom Stewart, Olathe; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to the Valley Falls Rescue Squad, sent in care of the funeral home.

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