Goshen News, Goshen, IN


January 14, 2013

Paul Samuel Brovont

Sept. 30, 1928-Jan.14, 2013

GOSHEN —  Paul Samuel Brovont, 84, C.R. 15, died Monday at 4 a.m. at his residence.

He was born Sept. 30, 1928 in Hastings, Mich., to Henry and Ellen (Metzger) Brovont.

He married Marlene (Flora) Brovont Dec. 11, 1949, in Harrison Township.

He is survived by his wife, Marlene Brovont; daughters, Susan (Richard) Fingerle, Burlington, Elizabeth (Leon) Nead, Hart, Mich., and Julia (Allen) Yoder, Millersburg; sons, Alvin (Beverly) Brovont, Pasco, Wash., and Eldon (Shelly) Brovont, Goshen; sister, Esther Miller, North Manchester; brothers, Howard Brovont and Eldo Brovont, both of Wakarusa; 25 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Ray, Walter and Lawrence Brovont; sister, Alma Hayes; and a daughter-in-law, Barbara Brovont.

He began work at Universal Co-Op in 1951 and retired in 1992. He was a member of the Old German Baptist Brethren Church.

There will be a time of visitation Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret-Lienhart Funeral Home, 117 W. Waterford St., Wakarusa, where a prayer service will take place at 9:15 a.m. Thursday.

A funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Old German Baptist Brethren Church. Members of the home ministry will officiate.

Burial will be in the Old German Baptist Brethren Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to IU Health Goshen Hospice.

Online messages of condolence for the family may be left at www.rrefh.com.

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