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Smith Funeral Home

128 East 5th Street, Flatonia, TX

OBITUARY

Elizabeth Brosch

November 8, 1925September 12, 2020
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Elizabeth Panus Brosch passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 12, 2020, she was 94 years old.

Elizabeth was born November 8, 1925 in Shiner, Texas. She was the daughter of Frank Joseph and Emilie (Hanzlik) Panus.

Elizabeth was raised in Shiner and spent her younger days working with the family on their farm. She married Joseph Brosch on November 5, 1946 at St Cyril and Methodius Church in Shiner at 8:00 in the morning, followed by a full day and evening of celebrating. Elizabeth always enjoyed a good time. She and her husband lived in the Shiner and Gonzales area for years and then moved to Port Lavaca for 25 plus years. Retirement came and it was finally time to live full time in Jeddo. She loved to play games and was always ready to go, it didn't matter where, she just loved to go and be around people. She made many friends throughout her life and loved to tell her stories with all who would share a moment. Her laugh was contagious and she believed in living life to the fullest, which she did.

Elizabeth was a member of the Saturn Friendship Club and served as President for several years. She was also a member of the Cistern Cilly Cisters and she enjoyed their monthly outings. While living in Port Lavaca she was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and the Altar Society at Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church in Port Lavaca.

They had three children Kenneth Brosch of Bellaire, Darrell Brosch (Karen) of Rosanky and Pam Weathersby (Dell) of Port Lavaca. Three grandchildren Carson Weathersby (Kelly) of Victoria, Breanna Carey (Joey) of Port Lavaca and Patrick Brosch (Chelsea) of Bellaire. Five great grandchildren; Reagan, Landon and Parker Weathersby, Claire and Nolan Carey. She is also survived by one sister Edith Hirsch of Shiner, Texas as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; Frank Joseph and Emilie Panus, her loving husband; Joseph Brosch, two brothers; Frankie Panus, Joe Panus, two sisters; Mildred Chilek and Georgia Wenske.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 16 from 5-8 at Smith Funeral Home in Flatonia Texas. A rosary will be held on Thursday, September 17 at 9:30 a.m. at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Cistern Texas, followed by a mass at 10:00 a.m. with Father Eddie Winkler officiating. Burial will be in the Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Cemetery in Cistern Texas.

Pallbearers will be Clarence Ray Wenske, Michael Chilek, Gary Chilek, Mark Panus, Paul Panus and Larry Krenek.

Words of comfort can be sent to the family at www.smithfuneralhomeflatonia.com

Smith Funeral Home - 128 E. 5th Street Flatonia, Texas 78941 Phone #-361-865-3311

  • FAMILY

  • Joseph John Brosch, Husband (deceased)
  • Frank Panus, Father (deceased)
  • Emilie Hanzlik Panus, Mother (deceased)
  • Kenneth Ray Brosch, Son
  • Darrell Lynn Brosch (Karen), Son
  • Pam Weathersby (Dell), Daughter
  • Edith Hirsch, Sister
  • Frankie Panus, Brother (deceased)
  • Joe Panus, Brother (deceased)
  • Mildred Chilek, Sister (deceased)
  • Georgia Wenske, Sister (deceased)
  • Carson Weathersby (Kelly), Grandchild
  • Breanna Carey (Joey), Grandchild
  • Patrick Brosch (Chelsea), Grandchild
  • Reagan Weathersby, Great Grandchild
  • Landon Weathersby, Great Grandchild
  • Parker Weathersby, Great Grandchild
  • Claire Carey, Great Grandchild
  • Nolan Carey, Great Grandchild

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • Clarence Ray Wenske, Active Pallbearer
  • Michael Chilek, Active Pallbearer
  • Gary Chilek, Active Pallbearer
  • Mark Panus, Active Pallbearer
  • Paul Panus, Active Pallbearer
  • Larry Krenek, Active Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020

  • Rosary

    Thursday, September 17, 2020

  • Funeral Mass

    Thursday, September 17, 2020

  • Burial

    Thursday, September 17, 2020

Memories

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Doris Wenske

September 20, 2020

Pam, Darrell, Kenneth & family,

Sending prayers and sympathy as you mourn the passing of your special Mom, grandma & great grandma. The family photos posted are wonderful and show her happiness with the family by her side. Hold on to the all the memories as they will never fade away.

God Bless You All.

Doris Wenske

Mary Kelly

September 15, 2020

I will miss “Lucky Liz” as I called her. She beat me so many many times at games. But I could never be mad at her she was always so happy
She will be missed

Love and prayers to her family

Mary Kelly

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