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Obituary: Bud Brotsch

Bud Brotsch

Bud Brotsch

Tech Sgt. Bernard L. (Bud) Brotsch, USAF (retired), Feb. 20, 1937 to Nov. 26, 2016.

We mourn the passing of Bud Brotsch, a 23-year resident of Kingman, Ariz.

Bud was born in Chicago, Ill., in 1937 and grew up on the Southside. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in April of 1958.

He married his wife, Evelyn, in January of 1960 in California, a 56-year-long journey.

Bud was an avid bowler and was well known around the lanes at Cerbat Lanes. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycle, church functions at Cross of Christ, and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn; sons Tim of Golden Valley, Ariz., Ted of Yucaipa, Calif., and Dan of Tucson, Ariz.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Suzy, in 2015. He has 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

Remembrance will be at Cross of Christ Church in Kingman, Ariz., at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery in Riverside, Calif. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans or Wounded Warrior Project.