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Obituaries

Obituaries

Michiko Broers 1952 - 2008 Lawrence

Funeral services for Michiko Broers, 55, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Sutton Cemetery in rural Douglas County. Mrs. Broers died Monday, April 7, 2008, at Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Kan.She was born May 13, 1952, in Fukuoka, Japan, the daughter of Matsui and Hagino Shibuta.Mrs. Broers worked as a repair operator at Honeywell for 30 years. She enjoyed shopping, garage sales, cooking and spending time with grandchildren.She married Ronald L. Broers on April 26, 1972, in Okinawa, Japan. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Scott Broers and wife Stacey, Ozawkie; a daughter, Deana Broers, Lawrence; her mother, Fukuoka, Japan; a brother, Masateru Shibuta, Fukuoka, Japan; and three grandchildren, Alex and Conner Broers and Samantha Evans.Mrs. Broers was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Hayley, in January 2008.Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday.The family suggests memorials to the Sutton Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund, in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.