Ancestors Brookhiser

Second Generation

2. Robert Charles BROOKHISER Farmer was born on 8 Jan 1921 in Burlington, Iowa. He died on 12 Jun 1982 in Burlington, Iowa. Robert married Kathryn Louise HACKER on 10 Nov 1944 in Wever. [Parents]

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hacker, 1014 Court Street, announce the marriage of their daughter to Pvt. Robert Brookhiser, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Brookhiser Jr. of Wever, which took place at the Brookhiser home, Friday Nov. 10 at 5 P.M.
Marjorie Hacker served as her sister's attendant and William L. Brookhiser, brother of the bride groom was best man. Rev. G. M. Rosenberg, pastor of Burlington Circuit Churches officated.
The bride wore a white satin and net dress and Finger-tip pompoms and baby breath. The bridemaids dress was of pink taffata. She wore a shoulder length pink veil and carried pink and white pompoms.
The bridegroom returned to Camp Ellis, Ill., Monday. The bride will continue to make her home with her parents for the duration.

Found in the Burlington Hawkeye Gazette; Wed; 15 Nov 1944 newpaper; copied from microfilm at the Burlington Public Library; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa.
BURLINGTON- Robert C. Brookhiser, 61, of Wever, died at 1:30 a.m. saturday, June 12, at the Burlington Medical Center.
Mr. Brookhiser was born Jan 8, 1921 in Burlington. He was president of Audubon-Brookhiser Transport Inc. He was a member of the Fort Madison Chamber of Commerence, the board of directors of the Southeast Iowa Alcohol and Drug Council, the Lee County Republican Central Committee and a charter member of President Reagan's Presidential Task Force, the Odd Fellows Lodge of Wever, the advisory Committee of the Iowa Department of Transportation and a past president of the North Lee County Historical Society. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II.
On Nov 10, 1944, he married Kathryn L. Hacker, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Robert Jr. and Michael both of Burlington; five daughters, Mrs. Peg Taylor, West Burlington; Judy Brookhiser, a student at Indiana University, Mrs. Kathleen Warner, Fort Madison, Mrs. Joyce Synder, Colusa, and Mrs. Helen Smith, Winfield; his mother Mrs. Blanche Brookhiser, of Wever; three brothers, Raymond of Denmark, Harold of Wever, and William Jr. of Iron Mountian, Mich; a sister Mrs. Marian Johnson of West Burlington and 11 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, William and two daughters.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Prugh's chapel in Burlington with the Rev. Fred Moore officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Burlington. The family will meet friends from 7:30 to 9 this evening at the Prugh Chapel.
A memorial is being established with the cancer department of Burlington Medical Center. Contributions may be made at the Prugh Chapel.

Found in the Fort Madison Evening Democrate; Monday 14 Je 1982; Fort Madison; Lee County, Iowa USA.

3. Kathryn Louise HACKER [Parents]


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