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Henry C. Brookfield

October 8, 1923 December 17, 2018
Henry C. Brookfield
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Obituary for Henry C. Brookfield

Henry C. Brookfield, 95, of Olney, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018 at Carle Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney.  Henry was born on October 8, 1923 in Olney, IL, the son of Edmend and Emma (Ginder) Brookfield.  He married Wilma (Grimes) on October 18, 1956 and she preceded him in death on November 9, 1992. 

Henry worked for Coca-Cola for 43 years as a shift supervisor. He was a US Army Veteran. Henry enjoyed hunting, fishing, and outdoor activities. He was an avid gardener and had a large vegetable garden.

Henry is survived by his Son, Elmer A. Brookfield of Effingham, IL; Step-son, Dan Bigard and wife Thelma of West Liberty; Step-daughter, Kathy Curry and husband Jerry of Magnolia, TX; Grandchildren, John Bigard, Sean Bigard, Amy Bigard, and Travis Curry; several Great grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Step-son, Larry Bigard, two sisters, and one brother. 

Memorials can be made to Hospice of Southeastern Illinois. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Olney with a visitation beginning at 9:30 AM.  Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.  Cremation Rites were accorded.  Full Military Rites will be performed at the graveside.


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Visitation

Thursday

27

Dec

9:30 AM 12/27/2018 9:30:00 AM - 10:00 AM 12/27/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church in Olney

220 S. Elliott St
Olney, IL 62450

St. Joseph Catholic Church in Olney
220 S. Elliott St Olney 62450 IL
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday

27

Dec

10:00 AM 12/27/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church in Olney

220 S. Elliott St
Olney, IL 62450

St. Joseph Catholic Church in Olney
220 S. Elliott St Olney 62450 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Olney Final Resting Place

E. North St. and S. Polk St.
Olney, IL 62450

E. North St. and S. Polk St. Olney 62450 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hospice of Southeastern Illinois

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