Former funeral director Roy E. Brockmeier, 81, a former Hope resident, died Sunday at Via Christi-St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.
Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Grace Community Church in Newton, followed by interment 2 p.m. Thursday at Kensington Gardens Cemetery, Wichita.
Brockmeier was born Aug. 3, 1933, at Hope to Theodore and Frieda (Lueker) Brockmeier. He enlisted in the military during the Korean War. He was a funeral director and embalmer. He owned Puryear-Brockmeier Funeral Home of Herington.
He was preceded in death by his son Russell Brockmeier.
He is survived by his wife, Carol (Unruh) of Newton; a son, Roy Brockmeier, Jr., of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; a daughter, Robbin Smith of Wichita; siblings: Paul Brockmeier of Salina and Sylvia Conlin of Burlington, Colorado; three grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
Memorial funds have been established for Gideons International or VFW Post No. 971 of Newton.