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Mildred Ann Broxterman

January 9, 1929 — February 5, 2024

Axtell, KS

Mildred A. Broxterman, 95, of Axtell, KS, died February 5, 2024, at the Life Care Center of Seneca.

A rosary service was held at 7:00 p.m., Friday, February 9, at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Axtell.

A funeral service was held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 10, at St. Michael's Catholic Church.  Father Jim Shaughnessy officiated.  The musicians were the Schmitz Family.  Music included "You are Mine", "The Lord is My Shepherd", "Parable", "I Am the Bread of Life", "Song of Farewell" and "Alleluia! Let the Holy Anthem Rise."

Burial followed in St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery.

Mildred was born on January 9, 1929, at St. Benedict, KS, to Barney and Anna (Mueting) Heiman.  In 1946, she graduated from St. Peter and Paul Catholic School in Seneca, KS.  She then went on to work for Hallmark in Topeka.  Mildred also worked at Strathman’s Department Store in Seneca until she was married to Aloysuis (Allie) on May 5, 1956, at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

She and Allie lived near St. Bridget for a couple years until moving to the farm south of Axtell in 1959, where they resided for the rest of their lives.  At the farm, Mildred worked alongside Allie, helping out with every part of the farming operation and maintaining their home.

Mildred enjoyed genealogy and doing extensive research of records and stories on several family histories.  She also enjoyed quilting, sewing, gardening, planting flowers and trees around their farmstead.  Her favorite thing was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mildred was a member of the St. Michael’s Catholic Church and Guild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Allie, on February 17, 2012; parents; brother, Norbert Heiman; and infant granddaughter, Nicole Reinecke.

Survivors include her children, John Broxterman, Axtell, KS, and Ann (Alan) Reinecke, Centralia, KS; two grandsons, Clay (Erica) Reinecke and their children, Brooks, Nash, Hayes and Lena, of Sedgwick, KS, and Carl (Ashley) Reinecke, and their children, Liv, Elle and Ace, of Holton, KS; and sisters-in-law, Marilyn Broxterman, Millie Bair and Peggy Cummings.

A memorial fund has been established for the Axtell EMT.  Contributions may be sent in care of the Axtell-Landreth Funeral Home.

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Rosary Service

Friday, February 9, 2024

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Saturday, February 10, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am

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504 6th St
Axtell, KS 66403

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