Tony Von Broeker, 74, of New London, formerly of Mt. Union, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at Southeast Iowa Regional Hospital, West Burlington. He was born Oct. 2, 1948, in Mt. Pleasant to Frederick David and Mable Alice McVey Broeker.
He attended grade school in Mt. Union, high school at Winfield-Mt.Union, and earned his GED while serving in the United States Navy during the Vietnam war.
He married Patricia Savage; they later divorced. His life partner was Florence Holmes; she died Jan. 1, 2021.
Tony was a journeyman by trade. He enjoyed playing cards, watching the Chicago Cubs, spending time with family, and was a member of New London VFW Post 7641.
Survivors include his children Tony (Nickey Long) Broeker II of Burlington, Iowa, and Kathryn Broeker of Mineral Point, Wis.; one brother David Wynn (Patricia) Broeker of Pekin, Ill.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Michael Edward Broeker and sister Deanna Lynn Vensland.
According to his wishes, his body has been cremated. A visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, at Elliott Chapel, New London. Inurnment will immediately follow at Trinity Cemetery, rural Mt. Union with military rites by the Henry County Honor Guard. A memorial has been established to help with funeral expenses. Online condolences may be left at www.elliottfuneralchapel.com.