Herbert Broughton

Herbert L. Broughton, age 92, of Modale, Iowa passed away Monday, March 5, 2012 at the Longview Care Center in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Herbert was born on March 26, 1919 in Modale, Iowa to Lewis and Hallie Broughton. After the death of Lewis, Hallie married Daniel Gallentine. Herbie went to school in Modale, helped his mother on the farm and was called in the line of duty as a tank driver and mechanic during WWII. When Herbie returned from the war, he was united in marriage to Lucille (Fuson) on October 10, 1945 in San Luis Obispo, California.They farmed in the Modale area all of their lives. Herbie was part owner M & R Oil where he pumped gas, changed oil, drove a livestock truck, repaired many tires and even bicycle tires along with giving free pops. Herbie was a member of the Church of Christ in Modale, was a Legion officer and was on the Co-op Board. Survivors include his brother-in-law: Eugene Janssen of Moville, Iowa; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. Herbert was preceded in death by his loving wife Lucille, parents Lewis and Hallie Broughton, step-father: Daniel Gallentine, sister: Flossie Losh; brothers: Calvin, Hartzell, and Ellsworth; step-brother: Clifford Gallentine; sister-in-law: Eunice Janssen; brother-in-law: Clyde Fuson; nephews: Frank Broughton and great-niece: Christine Broughton. A Prayer Service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday with visitation to follow until 8:00 p.m. at the Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Memorials may be given to the Modale Legion Hall. In Loving Memory Of Herbert L. Broughton Born March 26, 1919 Modale, Iowa Entered Into Rest March 5, 2012 Missouri Valley, Iowa Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Thursday March 8, 2012 Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastor Don Crosgrove Taped Selections “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere” “Go Rest High On That Mountain” “Beautiful Brown Eyes” “You Be In My Heart” Casket Bearers Bill Kirlin Trey Kirlin John Zahner Alvin Schiltz Randy Wohlers Larry Rohe Honorary Casket Bearers Dennis Kirlin Charlie Neff Jack Bertelson Gene Janssen Allen Adams Phil Martens Final Resting Place Magnolia Cemetery ~ Magnolia, Iowa Military Rites will be conducted by Julius F. Muller American Legion Post #337 of Missou

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