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Myrna Evelyn Brokaw, 95, formerly of Terre Haute and who has lived in St. Petersburg, Fla., for the last 21 years, passed away Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, in the Palm Gardens of Pinellas in Florida. She was retired from the Terre Haute South Vigo High School Cafeteria. Myrna was born June 30, 1922, in Toledo, Ill., to Henry H. Adkins and Lela Ruth (Green) Adkins.
She is survived by sons, Joseph Brokaw and Fred Brokaw III (Melanie); and three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Brokaw, who died October 1994; and sisters, Elda Connell and Myrtle Adkins.
She was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Graveside services will be Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at 1 p.m. in South Vigo Congregational Cemetery (Black Cemetery), with Mark Grayless officiating. DeBaun Funeral Homes is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that for those who desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Terre Haute Humane Society. Online condolences may be left at: www.debaunfuneralhomes.com
Published on October 17, 2017
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