Michael Brookhiser Obituary
February 25, 1953 - August 15, 2013
Resided in Florence, AZ
Born February 25, 1953, in Burlington, he was the son of Robert C. and Kathryn L. Brookhiser.
Michael worked as a correction officer at Corrections Corporation of America-FCC in Florence.
He grew up in rural Wever and graduated from Fort Madison High School. He served in the Marine Corps. He was known as outgoing and a devoted husband and loving father.
Survivors include his wife, Cheryl; two daughters, Amanda Applegarth and Alyssa Brookhiser, both of Burlington; one step-son, Eric Saunders of New London, IA; two grandchildren; five sisters, Peggy Brookhiser of Burlington, Kathy Brookhiser of Wayland, MO, Judy Brookhiser of Murray, KY, Joyce Snyder of Colusa, IL, and Helen Smith of Winfield, IA; one brother, Robert Brookhiser Jr. of Danville, IA and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters. Since Michael's passing his step-son, Gary Saunders has passed away.
The body has been cremated.
There will be no service, a memorial visitation will be from 8:00 AM until 6:00 PM with the family to receive friends from 4:00 PM until 6:00PM, Friday, October 4, 2013 at Thielen Funeral Home.
Thielen Funeral Home & Crematory is in care of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.
Read Michael Brookhiser's Obituary and Guestbook on www.thielenfuneralhome.com.
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