Violet Marecek Broschka

Violet Marecek Broschka, 93, passed away May 3, 2024.

Violet was born in 1931 in Berwyn to John and Christine (Chlapecka) Marecek.

As a Berwyn native, Violet graduated from Harrison High School in Chicago in 1948. She was a resident of Hinsdale since 1951. Violet lovingly and faithfully supported her husband in raising their three children and managing their wedding photography business.

She gave generously of her time, service and resources to her family, whom she adored, and they adored her.

She is survived by her husband of 73 years, Edward P. Broschka; her children, Gregory (Elizabeth) Broschka, Gwendolyn (James) Phillip and John (Valerie) Broschka; her grandchildren, Julie (Jonathan) Bromhead, James (Jane) Phillip, Christina (Tyler) Zschach, David (Caroline) Broschka, Natalie (Brett) Bush, Katherine Broschka, Jonathan Broschka and Allison Broschka; and her 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Eleanor Marecek Hastings and Joanne Marecek Thoma.

A funeral service was held May 5 at Sullivan Funeral Home in Hinsdale.

Interment was private at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.