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Gerald Anthony Bromley

Gerald A. Bromley age 88, of Ravenna, MI died Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Sanctuary at the Park. Gerald was born on September 2, 1923 in Ravenna, MI to the late Henry and Mildred (Gurney) Bromley. Gerald served in the United States Navy during WWII as a Sea Bee. He married Ila L. (Kruger) Bromley on January 20, 1945 in Hart, MI. He was a member of the Ravenna Conservation Club, Life member of the VFW and American Legion. He retired from Continental Motors in 1983. He loved gardening, hunting, fishing and taking care of the most beautiful yard in Ravenna. Gerald is survived by his wife of 66+ years: Ila L. Bromley of Ravenna, 4 Children: Sherry (Tom) Wortelboer of Ravenna, Dale (Mary) Bromley of South Bordman, Vicki (John) Graftema of Ravenna and Kelly (Shelly) Bromley of Belding. 11 Grandchildren, 25 Great Grandchildren with 2 more on the way. 2 Sisters: Gloria Watson of Ontario, Canada, Janice (David) Shafer of Interlochen. He was preceded in death in addition to his parents by: 1 Brother: Kenneth Bromley. Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be conducted at a later date. Go to: www.throopfhravenna.com to sign the online guestbook. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511

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Tom and Sherry, So sorry to hear about the lose of your father. He is not gone, because you will carry him your heart forever. Just wanted to let you know I was thinking about both of you.

Jan Frazier Jul 30 2012 12:27 PM

Aunt Ila..So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Amy & Chris Kozacek Jul 27 2012 11:17 AM

We were very sorry to hear of your lose. All our prayers and thoughts are with your family during this difficult time.

Will & Kerrie Cottrell Jul 26 2012 6:53 PM

we are very sorry for your loss, your in all our prayers.he was a very kind hearted man and a genunie person, and he will be greatly missed.

robin & kyle cottrell Jul 26 2012 6:53 PM

John & Vic and family - am very sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs to you all!

Terrie & Randy Jul 22 2012 10:19 AM

Sorry to hear of Your Loss. My Dad (Ken) enjoyed visits with him. I remember all the Reunions in Ravenna with the Family while I was growing up very fondly. Bernadette (Smith) Miller

Bernadette Miller Jul 22 2012 9:57 AM

I love you so much grandpa!! We will miss you so much, don't worry about grandma we all will look after her!! I just wish I could of said Goodbye to you!! I know when Jess and I finally get married you will be there looking down from heaven and sending us you love !! You may be gone but you will never be forgotten !! I will be seeing you again !!

angie bromley Jul 21 2012 9:58 PM