Edith A. Broecker (nee Danielson)

Date of Birth: August 8, 1933 Date of Death: July 5, 2017

Edith A. Broecker (nee Danielson), age 83, passed away on July 5, 2017. She was the beloved wife for 59 years of Guenter. Loving mother of Stephen and his wife, Maria, Thomas, and Karen Nelson and her husband, John. Cherished grandmother of Nicole, Kristen, Katharina, Karl, Anna, Tory, Evan and the late Steven. Dear sister of Elaine Rowley and her husband, Fred, and Diane Retherford .
Edith was born and raised on Staten Island. She is an alumna of New Dorp High School and attended courses at the College of Staten Island. Mrs. Broecker worked for eight years as a secretary for AT&T and also worked for Ettlinger’s Surveying Services. Some of her hobbies included bible studies, traveling (especially to Europe), gardening, and baking. Described by her family as a consummate host, she enjoyed baking and hosting holidays at her home. She hosted the good news clubs for children during the summer and was very involved as a member of her church, since 1960. She had a love for cats. Most importantly, she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salem Free Church would be appreciated by the family of Mrs. Broecker.


Sunday, July 16th
2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 PM


Monday, July 17th
at 11:00 AM

Service Location:

Salem Free Church
634 Clove Road
Staten Island, NY 10310

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