Rodger Dean Broughton Aug 5, 1926 GÇô Dec 20, 2015

Roger Dean Broughton peacefully passed away at his home Sunday, December 20, 2015 in the company of family members at the age of 87. Roger was born August 5, 1928 in Monroe, WA to Alice and Elmer Broughton. He lived most of his life in the Sultan area, attending Sultan schools and graduating with the Class of 1947. Roger worked many years in the Sultan area, building structures, in the family business, Broughton Construction Company. He took great pride in pointing out the many structures in the Sultan area that he helped build. Roger was also the owner and watchmaker of Broughton Jewelers in Monroe for over 30 years. A few of Roger's passions in life were fishing, building things, and most of all, spending time with his friends and family. Roger is survived by his sister Shirley Gatzke of McKinleyville, CA; his two sons, Gary Broughton (Susan) and Robert Roger Broughton, his daughter, Cheryl Simpson; seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews, and good friends. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years, Marilyn Mae Miller- Broughton; his siblings Vernon Broughton, Phyllis Bernathy, Donald Broughton; and his parents Alice and Elmer Broughton. A funeral service celebrating Roger's life will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2015 at 11am at Purdy & Kerr with Dawson Funeral Home, 409 W. Main St., Monroe, 360-794-7049. Burial will take place at the Sultan Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to the Sultan Fire Department or Providence Hospice of Snohomish County.


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