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Paul William BROSSMAN

Male 1929 - 1994  (65 years)


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  • Name Paul William BROSSMAN 
    Born 15 Jun 1929  Ephrata Township, Lancaster County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Jun 1994  Elkhart General Hospital, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Fred and Helen (Pfeiffer) DeMien:

      PAUL BROSSMAN

      June 15, 1929--June 27, 1994. Elkhart - Paul Brossman, 65, of 28830 Miller Drive, died at 11:10 a.m. Monday in Elkhart General Hospital after an illness. Mr. Brossman was a truck driver for Getz Brothers in Pennsylvania, Kinder Manufacturing and Stratotrac. He was also a bus driver for 16 years with Baugo Community School Corp., retiring in 1987. He was born June 15, 1929, in Ephrata, Pa. On October 4, 1959, in Wakarusa, he married Marcia Pfeiffer. She survives with two daughters, Brenda Brossman of Elkhart and Bev Lea of Culver, a grandchild; two brothers, Stanley G. and David A., both of Ephrata; and a foster sister, Margaret Miller of Pennsylvania. A daughter, Debra, and a son, Charles, preceded him in death. He was a member of the First Church of Nazarene. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Lienhart Funeral Home, Wakarusa. Burial will be in Olive West Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.

      Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethany Missionary Church.
    Person ID I2269  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 

    Father Stanley B. BROSSMAN 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Grace Martha GERMAN 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F3758  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marcia Ellen PFEIFFER,   b. 22 Apr 1935, Elkhart General Hospital, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1999  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1959  First Christian Church, Wakarusa, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • (1) Fred and Helen (Pfeiffer) DeMien:

      Unknown newspaper, unknown date:

      MISS MARCIA PFEIFFER BECOMES BRIDE OF PAUL BROSSMAN IN CEREMONY

      Wedding vows were exchanged at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 4, 1959, in the First Christian Church when Miss Marcia Ellen Pfeiffer became the bride of Paul W. Brossman. The Rev. John S. Marvin, pastor, officiated at the double-ring ceremony.

      The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Pfeiffer. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Stanley B. Brossman Sr. of Lincoln, Pa. The church chancel was decorated with palms and baskets of white mums, flanked by lighted tapers in candelabra. White bows marked the pews and the aisle was laid with a white-runners. Nuptial music was presented by Mr. and Mrs. Dale Anglemyer, vocalists, accompanied the organ by Miss Brenda Nelson. Miss Karleen Richer also played cello selections.

      A gown of imported hand clipped Chantilly lace over ruffled tulle and taffeta was worn by the bride, who was given in marriage by her father. The bodice was styled with long tapered sleeves, punted waistline and a scalloped Sabrina neckline high lighted with iridescent sequins and seed pearls. The floor-length bouffant lace skirt swept to a chapel train on two scallop-edged lace tiers in the back. Her veil of imported silk illusion fell from a Mary Stuart cap of silk and Chantilly lace, trimmed in seed pears and sequins, with a pearldrop on the forehead. She carried an arrangement of pink sweetheart roses with streamers, on a white Bible.

      Mrs. Ramon Pfeiffer of Goshen, sister-in-law of the bride, was matron of honor. She wore a gown of net over taffeta with a velvet jacket and carried white mums and pompons. Mrs. Loren Begly of Goshen, Mrs. David Brossman of Ephrata, Pa. sister-in-law of the groom, and Mrs. Albert Heuer of Hebron, Illinois, were bridesmaids and Miss Kathleen Pfeiffer of Goshen, niece of the bride, Junior Bridesmaid. They all wore gowns of net over taffeta with velvet jackets in blending fall colors. They carried yellow mums and blending pompons. The flower girl, Miss Jane Pfeiffer of Goshen, another niece of the bride, wore a green velvet dress and carried a basket of rose petals. the ring-bearer was John Pfeiffer, also of Goshen, the bride's nephew. Stanley B. Brossman Jr. of Lincoln Pa., was best man. Groomsmen were Ramon Pfeiffer of Goshen, brother of the bride, David Brossman, of Ephrata, Pa., brother of the groom and Albert Heuer of Hebron, Illinois, Junior groomsman was Jack Nelson. The food guests were seated by Richard Trimmer of Claypool, Fred Riley, Robert Crowe, and Loren Begly of Goshen, William Wilmore of Elkhart, and Carl Dawalt of Columbus, Ohio. The reception was held at the Wakarusa school gym. The serving table was centered with an arrangement of bronze mums and pompons. The all-white wedding cake was cut by the bride and the groom.

      Those who served were Miss Barbara Pfeiffer, Mrs. Willard Wrightsman, Mrs. Robert Crowe, and Mrs. Byron Douma of Goshen, Miss Marge Meridith of Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. Philip Sutphin of College Park, Mr., and Mrs. Leroy Grabill and also Miss Maribeth Stouder, Miss Charlotte Weldy, Miss Nancy Letherman, Miss Glenwyn Horein, Mess Linda Leonard and Ruth Flory. The guest book was in charge of Mrs. Glen Smeltzer and the gift table was attended by Kim Richter of Elkhart, Mrs. Leon Fredericks of Ionia, Michigan; Mrs. Eugene Geyer of South Bend and Grant Anglemyer.

      The couple will reside on Elkhart Route 5 after their return October 17 from a trip in eastern states. The bride was graduated from Wakarusa High School and is employed by the LaBour Co., Indiana. Her husband is employed by the William Z. Getz Co.
    Children 
     1. Debra Lynn BROSSMAN,   b. 15 Jan 1963, Elkhart, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1964, Elkart General Hospital, Elkhart, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     2. Charles Warner BROSSMAN,   b. 28 Jul 1965, Elkhart, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1985, Elkhart General Hospital, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)  [natural]
     3. Living
     4. Beverly Ann BROSSMAN,   b. 22 Sep 1961, Elkhart, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Zion Missionary Church, Elkhart, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F1712  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart