Jeanette (Svoboda) Brockman

July 20, 1953 ~ July 29, 2021 (age 68)


Jeanette Brockman, 68, of Lawrence, NE departed this life July 29, 2021 at Bryan East Hospital in Lincoln, NE. 

She was born in 1953 to Robert and Arlene (Witrhlik) Svoboda. She attended Lawrence High School and graduated in 1971. On October 9, 1976, she was united in marriage to Duane Brockman at Sacred Heart Church in Lawrence, NE. They spent their married life together on the farm in the Lawrence area.

Jeanette enjoyed cooking, reading, tending to her many flowers and gardening with her husband, Duane. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Jeanette worked for Lawrence Public Schools and South Central Nebraska USD #5, for 43 years. She retired in June 2021. 

Survivors include her mother Arlene Svoboda, Lincoln; husband Duane Brockman of Lawrence; daughter Megan Brockman of Lawrence; son Sam Brockman (Brittany) of Lincoln, and son Tyler of Norcatur, KS; Sisters Marlene Beyke (Gary); Jolene Ritzman (Jim); Sandi Peters (Kevin); Sister-Cousin Roxi Hiatt (Steven); Sisters-in-law Donna Helman (Gary); Diane Kucera (Dan); DeEtta Mayrose (Terry) all of Lincoln; nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her father Robert.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lawrence on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. Pallbearers are Kurt Hoelting, Paul Hoelting, Terry Madson, and Brian Skalka. Private burial with family at a later date.

Butherus-Maser & Love Funeral Home, Lincoln, NE and Merten Butler Funeral Home, Blue Hill, NE are overseeing arrangements.

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Mass of Christian Burial
August 7, 2021

10:30 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
141 East Second Street
Lawrence, NE 68957

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