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Harold Everett Broo, 84, Holland, Michigan, formerly of Kokomo, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in Holland, Michigan.
He was born in Kokomo on March 23, 1932, to Victor and Roxie (Swope) Broo. He married Margaret Alice (Dash Brunnemiller) Broo on July 20, 1951, and she survives.
Mr. Broo had worked at Delco Electronics, a division of GM, as a manger in research and engineering, retiring after 39 years of service. He was the chairman of worldwide drafting standards for General Motors. He taught Dale Carnegie classes. He enjoyed playing golf in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas. He loved to play euchre and was a master bridge player. He followed the Chicago Bears and never missed an I.U. basketball game. Three things he loved most were his family and friends and the Chicago Cubs. Harold enjoyed coaching both of his sons' little league teams and enjoyed watching his grandsons play youth baseball.
He had served in the United States Army during the Korean War in 1952 and 1953.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, Margaret Alice (Dash) Broo, are his sons, Steve (Linda) Broo, Kokomo, and Matt (Cheryl) Broo, Holland, Michigan; grandchildren, Bret Allen Brubaker, Elkhart, Andy Broo, South Bend, and Jacob Broo, Holland, Michigan; great-grandchildren, Cheyenne Broo, Samantha Broo, Benjamin Broo and Courtney Roberts; sisters, Myla Harmon, Phoenix, Arizona, and Martha Frieberger, Cape Coral, Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Jack Broo, Garth Broo and Junior Broo; sisters, Mary Reed and Betty Broo.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Hasler & Stout Funeral Home, 112 E. Main St., Greentown. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 4 p.m., also at Hasler & Stout Funeral Home, with Pastor Lucien Madding officiating. Burial will follow the service in Greenlawn Cemetery, Greentown.
Hasler & Stout Funeral Home, 112 E. Main St., Greentown, assisted the family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.hasler-stout.com.
Published on  March 2, 2017
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