NICHOLS, Iowa - Jack L. Broders, 75, of Nichols, died on Friday, November 10, 2017, at his home.
Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 17, 2017, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Reverend Dan Baldwin of Grace Lutheran Church will officiate. Burial will take place in Nichols Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 until 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family in care of JoAnn Broders. Online condolences: www.wittichfuneralhome.com
Jack was born on August 9, 1942, in Muscatine, the son of Frank Fred and Genevieve Pansy Riddle Broders. He married JoAnn Hartman on October 29, 1961, in Wilton, Iowa.
He owned and operated Broders Excavating for 41 plus years and prior to that he worked for Lucas Plumbing for 14 years. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose and was a life time member of the Operators Union. He enjoyed working, fishing and hunting.
Those left to honor his memory include his wife, JoAnn Broders of Nichols; two sons, Jack L. Broders Jr. and wife, Lyda, of West Liberty, and Louis Broders and wife, Tara, of Nichols; one daughter, Lesa Broders of Livingston, Texas; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Frank 'Pete' Broders Jr. and wife, Rita of Mission, Texas, and Joel Broders and wife, Darlene, of Lisbon, Iowa; and one sister, Geraldine Marolf and husband, George, of Mission, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
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Jack was a great neighbor when my son Brad and family lived on an acreage near the Broder family. Jack was always there helping Brad with various tasks on the acreage. I also remember when he had buffalo on his farm an... more
Jack always liked a good Holstein Steak and I was glad to have been able to had the opportunity to have him select one from my feedlot to satisfy that desire. I have many fond thoughts of Jack and his fun loving ways, he... more
We were shocked to hear of your loss, please know how very sorry we are. Its hard to understand why people are taken from us,but find comfort in knowing you were a special part of such a well lived life!
Our deepest sympathies go out to all of your family. He was a great guy and will be missed by all who knew him. Our thoughts are with you.
Our deepest sympathy's to the entire Broders family, our thoughts & prayers to you all .
So sorry for your loss. He will be dearly missed. I wish I could be there to give you all a hug.