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W. Brockman, 72, of Grand Island,
died Tuesday September 11, 2007 at St. Francis Medical Center.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Grand Island Family Church. The Reverend Allen Runyon
will officiate. Burial will be in the Grand Island Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. Friday with family greeting
friends from 5-7 p.m. at All Faiths Funeral Home.
Douglas was born October 11, 1934 at Burwell, NE the son of Vernon and
Orpha (Wiley) Brockman. He was raised on a family farm near Taylor graduating from Loup County High
School in 1954. He served in the
United States Army from 1957-1959. On December 23, 1956 he
was united in marriage to Arlene Scherzberg at Burwell.
They lived in the Burwell Taylor area until moving to Grand
Island in 1968. He worked construction
and later owned and operated his own trucking business mostly
He is a member of Grand Island Family church. Douglas enjoyed
rebuilding Farmall tractors and most of all enjoyed spending time
Survivors are his wife Arlene, children; Vickie and Jeffrey
Hargrave of Frederick, CO, Dennis Brockman of Grand Island, Dale
Brockman of Farwell, NE, Douglas C. Brockman of Grand Island and
Doyle Brockman and his special friend Angel Hill of Grand Island,
brothers and sisters-in-law; Vernon Errol and Carol Brockman of CA
and John and Mary Jane Brockman of Kearney, NE.
Other survivors are grandchildren Terrance and his wife
Samantha Ruble, Tyler Brockman and his fiancée Leah Williams
and Joshua Brockman and great grandchildren Regina, Willow and Lillie. His
parents preceded him in death.
Memorials are suggested to the family.