Bonita B. Broom
November 18, 1931 – October 11, 2018
Bonita B. Broom, 86 of Huntington passed away at 2:20 pm on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Tipton Place. Bonita was a 1949 graduate of Clear Creek High School. She was a homemaker and was a member of Clear Creek Church. She enjoyed quilting, going to the lake and her family. Her family was her whole life.
Bonita was born on November 18, 1931 in Huntington, the daughter of Walter and Rosa (Helvie) Baker.
She was united in marriage to James H. Broom on April 19, 1952 in Huntington. He preceded her in death on February 15, 1985.
Survivors include a son: Mike (Laura) Broom of Huntington; a daughter: Ann (David) Wasmuth of Huntington; five grandchildren: Jared (Barbara) Broom of Bethel, OH; Kimberly (Neil) Teusch of Huntington; Cheri (Andrew) Geiger of Huntington; Brettani (Timothy) Farthing of Huntington; Brecklyn (Sean) Trent of Anderson; ten great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother: Max Baker and a sister: Patricia Rittenhouse.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 14, 2018 from 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.
Funeral service will be held on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 11:00 am with one hour of visitation prior to the service at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel with Pastor Lionel Brubaker officiating.
Interment will be at the Clear Creek Cemetery in Huntington County.
Memorial donations can be made out to Clear Creek Church in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.
- Mike Broom, Son
- Ann Wasmuth, Daughter
- James H. Broom, Husband
- Walter Baker, Father
- Rosa Baker, Mother
- Max Baker, Brother
- Patricia Rittenhouse, Sister
- Five grandchildren: Jared Broom, Kimberly Teusch, Cheri Geiger, Brettani Farthing, Brecklyn Trent, ten great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
- Jared Broom
- Alexander Broom
- Andrew Geiger
- Presten Teusch
- Timothy Farthing
- Sean Trent
- Clear Creek Church
- Visitation Sunday, October 14, 2018
- Funeral Service Monday, October 15, 2018
Bonita B. Broom
October 15, 2018
Bonita was so loved by Roger and Martha Jean while at
Clear Creek church. They often had talked about her while
Alan and I(Colleen) visited with them. Our deepest sympathy to the family during this time. She is rejoicing now with others in heaven.
October 14, 2018
So Sorry to hear of aunt Bonita passing, I am out of town and will not be able to be back in time , I will contact you, and we will share great memories of your mother. Mike and Ann, Be assured your family is in my prayers. Your mother and I would talk on the phone and I can not express how greatly she spoke of you Ann and Mike and all your children and grand-children, she passed knowing what she and Jim had created and mentored, their doctrine, lives on in your whole family, as you are a wonderful family everyone enjoys your friendship. Bonita was loved by so many and you were all blessed to call her Mom, Grandma and a Friend, for her life-time . Time heals loss, but your memories will never fade, Bonita will forever live in many hearts. Cecil...