Craig Anthony Broeker, 68, of Brunswick, Georgia entered peacefully into rest on Friday, March 30, 2018 with his family by his side. Craig was born October 27, 1949 in Osmond, Nebraska the son of the late Carl Albert Broeker and the late Bernice June Broeker. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
He retired as a Senior Chief Petty Officer with the United States Navy after twenty years of honorable service. He received a Navy Achievement Medal (2nd), Meritorious Unit Commendation (3nd), Navy Good Conduct Medal, and the National Defense Medal for his courageous service. Craig also was awarded the Vietnam Service Medal, Navy Expeditionary Medal (2nd), Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (4th), and a Battle “E” Ribbon. After his Honorable Discharge, He worked in Property Management with Hometown America.
Left to cherish Craig’s memories are his loving wife, Sarah “Liz” Broeker of Brunswick, GA; his two daughters, Charity Dean (Chad) of Tacoma, WA and Cherie Broeker of Tacoma, WA; a son, Chad Broeker (Sherry) of Buckingham, VA; also his six grandchildren, Brandon Dean of Tacoma, WA, Bradley Dean of Tacoma, WA, Sarah Raab of Tacoma, WA, Kenan Cooper currently serving in the United States Army in South Korea, Charlee Broeker of Buckingham, VA, and Cambell Broeker of Buckingham, VA. The Family will receive friends between 10:00 – 11:00 AM on Friday, July 27, 2018 at Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home. A Memorial Service to honor Craig’s life will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, July 27, 2018 in the Chapel of Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home.
The interment will be held at 3:00 PM following the service at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville, Georgia with full military honors. Honorary Pallbearers will be his grandchildren Brandon Dean, Bradley Dean, Sarah Raab, Kenan Cooper, Charlee Broeker, and Cambell Broeker. Craig loved to spend time with his family and was an outdoorsman. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, and traveling, He also enjoyed crab fishing and pheasant hunting. Craig grew up on a small farm in Nebraska where he learned to love animals. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. His family will have many fond memories to cherish for years to come. The family would like to extend their gratitude for memorial contributions made to Hospice of the Golden Isles in Craig’s memory. Arrangements are entrusted into the care of Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home www.edomillerandsons.com