Obituaries

Dorothy Eleanor Brockmann

June 1, 1924 - March 11, 2019

Dorothy Eleanor Brockmann

Obituary

Dorothy Eleanor (Guenther) Brockmann passed away on March 11, 2019 in Rockford. She was born June 1, 1924 the 6th child of 10 to Arthur W. and Anna (Roehl) Guenther in Niles Center, IL. She married Arnold Brockmann on March 6, 1943. He preceded her in death on May 6, 1982. She previously lived in the Palatine area moving in 1963 to a dairy farm in Garden Prairie. She belonged to Immanuel Lutheran Church where she also was a greeter, member of The Ladies Guild, & former member of Mary Martha League. She was a Pink Lady at Highland Hospital for many years, Highland Hospital Auxiliary, & Boone County Farm Bureau. Her family always came first which made her a loving, devoted & caring mother and grandmother. She also was a caregiver to numerous people. Her grandchildren were very special to her and she played a big part in their lives. She enjoyed listening to music, dancing, and playing cards. She attended many livestock shows over the years first watching her sons and later her grandchildren show sheep.

She is survived by a daughter, Sandra (Bob Ellingson); sons, Allan (Myra), Ronald (Elaine), Gary (Vicky); grandchildren, Coy (Tiffany), Brianna, & Austin Brockmann; great-grandchildren, Case & Mack Brockmann; step-granddaughter Jaime (Raymie) Juchems & their children Graycen, Brenynn & Xaiden, sister Ruth Vogt; brothers, Bob (Vernette), Don, Vern (Jean) Gunether; sister-in-laws, Lorraine Guenther & Arlene Brockmann as well as numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Arnold; son Donald; daughter-in-law, Rose Ann (Kromalski) Brockmann; sister, Helen (Walter) Hetzke; brothers, Irvin(Marion), Arthur, Ray(Adeline) Walter (Florence Loomis); brother-in-law, Orland Brockmann and special friend and companion Harley (Spike) Shattuck.

A special thank you to Crimson Pointe Assisted Living staff, Northern Illinois Hospice, and special tablemates Joanne, Harriet and Judy for your care and kindness.

Funeral services will be held 12:00 pm, Monday, March 18, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 Belvidere Rd, Belvidere, IL. Visitation will take place 3:00 till 6:00 p.m., Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Belvidere, IL 61008. A visitation will take place prior to service from 10:30 a.m. till 11:45 a.m. at the church. Burial in Shattuck’s Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials to Immanuel Lutheran Church or Northern Illinois Hospice. 

Service Schedule

Sunday, March 17, 2019
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

Visitation will take place 3:00 till 6:00 p.m., Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Belvidere, IL 61008.

Monday, March 18, 2019
10:30 am - 11:45 am

Immanuel Lutheran Church

815-544-8058

A visitation will take place prior to service from 10:30 a.m. till 11:45 a.m. at the church.

Monday, March 18, 2019
12:00 pm

Immanuel Lutheran Church

815-544-8058

Funeral services will be held 12:00 pm, Monday, March 18, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 Belvidere Rd, Belvidere, IL.

Shattuck's Grove Cemetery

Burial in Shattuck’s Grove Cemetery.

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So Sorry for your loss Sandy and Gary.

Jerry Hyland 2019-03-19T14:09:15

Al, So sorry too hear of the loss of your mother. I know you were very close to her. Again, sincere condolences to you and your entire family

Jerry & Sherry Zepplin 2019-03-18T07:45:07

Sincere condolences on the loss of your mother.

Jack & Janet Engelsen 2019-03-15T18:33:02

So sorry to read of your Mothers passing Al. Losing parents is hard no matter their age.

David A. Davis 2019-03-15T13:43:28

Love and prayers to the entire Brockmann family. Dorothy was a wonderful woman and servant of God. I’ll never forget her beautiful smile and beautiful heart.

Beth Wait 🙏🏻

Beth 2019-03-14T23:16:05

Our prayers & love on mom’s passing. She was a beautiful sweet lady. Our thoughts are so with you all.

Judy & Bob Brenner 2019-03-13T16:53:32

My sincerest condolences for the loss of Dorothy! I have great memories of time spent with her. She was a lovely woman and will be missed dearly!

Lisa Brockmann 2019-03-13T09:05:40

Brockmann family, Gods strength and peace.

Your in our thoughts and prayers.

The Anderson family

Linda Anderson Way 2019-03-12T20:21:15

Dorothy’s Christian legacy will live far beyond her life and service here. Prayers for all the Brockmann family members. May all of you be surrounded by His peace and love.

Chuck and Jan Brahmstedt Family, Reola too. 2019-03-12T19:56:47

Sending prayers for the entire Brockmann family.

Mike and Linda Maloney 2019-03-12T17:13:43

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