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Elizabeth Brosch

November 8, 1925 — September 12, 2020

Elizabeth Panus Brosch passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 12, 2020, she was 94 years old. Elizabeth was born November 8, 1925 in Shiner, Texas. She was the daughter of Frank Joseph and Emilie (Hanzlik) Panus. Elizabeth was raised in Shiner and spent her younger days working with the family on their farm. She married Joseph Brosch on November 5, 1946 at St Cyril and Methodius Church in Shiner at 8:00 in the morning, followed by a full day and evening of celebrating. Elizabeth always enjoyed a good time. She and her husband lived in the Shiner and Gonzales area for years and then moved to Port Lavaca for 25 plus years. Retirement came and it was finally time to live full time in Jeddo. She loved to play games and was always ready to go, it didn't matter where, she just loved to go and be around people. She made many friends throughout her life and loved to tell her stories with all who would share a moment. Her laugh was contagious and she believed in living life to the fullest, which she did. Elizabeth was a member of the Saturn Friendship Club and served as President for several years. She was also a member of the Cistern Cilly Cisters and she enjoyed their monthly outings. While living in Port Lavaca she was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and the Altar Society at Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church in Port Lavaca. They had three children Kenneth Brosch of Bellaire, Darrell Brosch (Karen) of Rosanky and Pam Weathersby (Dell) of Port Lavaca. Three grandchildren Carson Weathersby (Kelly) of Victoria, Breanna Carey (Joey) of Port Lavaca and Patrick Brosch (Chelsea) of Bellaire. Five great grandchildren; Reagan, Landon and Parker Weathersby, Claire and Nolan Carey. She is also survived by one sister Edith Hirsch of Shiner, Texas as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; Frank Joseph and Emilie Panus, her loving husband; Joseph Brosch, two brothers; Frankie Panus, Joe Panus, two sisters; Mildred Chilek and Georgia Wenske. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 16 from 5-8 at Smith Funeral Home in Flatonia Texas. A rosary will be held on Thursday, September 17 at 9:30 a.m. at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Cistern Texas, followed by a mass at 10:00 a.m. with Father Eddie Winkler officiating. Burial will be in the Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Cemetery in Cistern Texas. Pallbearers will be Clarence Ray Wenske, Michael Chilek, Gary Chilek, Mark Panus, Paul Panus and Larry Krenek. Words of comfort can be sent to the family at Smith Funeral Home - 128 E. 5th Street Flatonia, Texas 78941 Phone #-361-865-3311
FAMILY Joseph John Brosch Husband (deceased) Frank Panus Father (deceased) Emilie Hanzlik Panus Mother (deceased) Kenneth Ray Brosch Son Darrell Lynn Brosch (Karen) Son Pam Weathersby (Dell) Daughter Edith Hirsch Sister Frankie Panus Brother (deceased) Joe Panus Brother (deceased) Mildred Chilek Sister (deceased) Georgia Wenske Sister (deceased) Carson Weathersby (Kelly) Grandchild Breanna Carey (Joey) Grandchild Patrick Brosch (Chelsea) Grandchild Reagan Weathersby Great Grandchild Landon Weathersby Great Grandchild Parker Weathersby Great Grandchild Claire Carey Great Grandchild Nolan Carey Great Grandchild
Visitation Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Rosary Thursday, September 17, 2020

Funeral Mass Thursday, September 17, 2020

Burial Thursday, September 17, 2020

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