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Bjorn Broman

September 15, 1920 — January 28, 2019

Bjorn Broman

Bjorn Hugo Broman, 98, of Sawyer, passed away Monday, January 28, 2019 at Spectrum Health Lakeland, St. Joseph.

A private family graveside service was held at Riverside Cemetery in Three Oaks. Memorials may be made to River Valley Senior Center, PO Box 275, Harbert, MI 49115. Online condolences accepted at

Bjorn was born Wednesday, September 15, 1920 in Hajom, Sweden  the son of the late Elias and Alvida (Larsson) Broman. Bjorn served in the Swedish Army for three years and then at age 28 he emigrated to the United States in 1948. Bjorn married Ulla V. Olofsson on April 12, 1952 and they shared 49 years together until her death in 2001. He was a proud member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters Local 434 for over 56 years.

Bjorn is survived by his children: Christine (Charles) Corbett and Linda R.(Michael)  McShane; three  grandchildren: Michael (Kerianne) and Erik McShane and Matthew Broman; daughter-in-law: Dale Broman; sister: Kerstin Jonson; and an extended family in Sweden.

Bjorn  was also preceded in death by his son: Dr. Jerry H. Broman; and siblings: Lars, Eva, Gunnar Broman, and Britta Lindberg.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, Boyd Chapel. 9191 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman.

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