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May 11, 2022 Elizabeth Brokaw, 92

Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Elizabeth Brokaw, age 92 of Lenox who passed away Wednesday at the Lenox Care Center was held Monday, May 9, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the Area Bible Fellowship Church in Clearfield.  Open visitation was held Sunday at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox from 3 PM to 5 PM.  Visitation with the family greeting friends was Monday at the church from 9 AM until service time.  Interment at the North Fairview Cemetery in Lenox Memorials may be given in her name.  Memories may be shared at  Arrangements were entrusted to the Ritchie Funeral Home of Lenox where we ‘Celebrate Life’.
Elizabeth Ann Brokaw was born April 10, 1930, the daughter of Allen and Fern (Bixler) Hoskinson. She was raised on a farm near Cromwell, Iowa with her brother Jack and sister Martha and graduated from Cromwell High School. After obtaining an Associate of Arts degree and teaching certificate, Elizabeth touched the lives of generations of children while teaching at Lenox Elementary School over six decades. She must have read stories from Little House on the Prairie a thousand times.
Elizabeth married Glenn Eldon Brokaw on December 24, 1950, and was blessed with seven children raised on farmland, followed by twenty-five grandchildren and an evergrowing bounty of great-grandchildren, currently fifty-four. Throughout her life journey, she found joy and peace in knowing her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, singing songs of praise, and prayerfully reading the Bible to guide her path. Elizabeth loved her extended family and enjoyed God’s many wonderful creations in nature, especially the various birds she fed (with protection from squirrels) on the family farm. In their later years of life, both Elizabeth and Glenn were blessed by their faithful friends at Area Bible Fellowship Church.
Glenn passed to heaven after 69 years of marriage on December 25, 2019. Elizabeth joined her life partner in heaven on May 4, 2022. Cherishing the fond memories of Elizabeth’s life are her son Jon Brokaw, son Joel and wife Karma Brokaw, daughter Jayne and husband Terry Barnett, daughter Jill and husband Mike Evans, daughter Jodi and husband Bill Lyddon, daughter Jina and husband Paul Nelson, son Jed and wife Kay Brokaw, along with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many other family members and friends. The family thanks the health care provided by many including from Corning Specialty Care, Lenox Care Center and EveryStep Hospice.
Although Elizabeth will be greatly missed,
her love and inspiration will live on through her family.

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