Evelyn Brosh


Evelyn Brosh, 95, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was born March 19, 1926 in Shiner, the oldest of six daughters born to Walter and Elsa (Gerloff) Brunkenhoefer. 

She was raised on the family farm in Witting, attended Oak Grove School and was salutatorian of her class. She met her lifetime companion and married her beloved Andrew Brosh on April 29, 1946 and they spent the next 67 years raising their seven children. Evelyn was a devoted wife and mother and her greatest joy was cooking, canning, crocheting and providing for her family.

She worked for Kaspar Wire Works for 35 years and is remembered for her kind, gentle leadership. She was recognized as the very first female supervisor in the Kaspar Wire Works Factory.

She handled the difficulties in life with constant faith and prayer and enjoyed her service to Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church as a member of the Altar Society and Catholic Daughters. 

Survivors are her children, daughter: Geralyn Smith (Daniel) of Cost; sons: Dennis Brosh of Houston, David Brosh (Carol) of Shiner, Andy Brosh Jr. (Tina) of Canyon Lake, Patrick Brosh (Darlene) of Conroe, Thomas Brosh (Rose Ann) of Moravia, and Johnny Brosh of Shiner; 19 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren; sisters: Allyne Albrecht and Darlene Jahn, both of Shiner.

Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Andrew Brosh; infant daughter: Mary Ann Brosh; sisters: Bernice Ferrera, Gladys Walleck and Angeline Dullye.

Visitation 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 30, 2021 at Thiele Cooper Funeral Home with Rosary recited at 6:30 p.m. Funeral Mass 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021 at Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church with Rev. Bryan Heyer officiating. Burial to follow at Shiner Catholic Cemetery.

Pallbearers are her grandsons, Mark Brosh, Jeremy Brosh, Joey Brosh, Glenn Brosh, Michael Brosh, Justin and Joshua Smith and Travis Brosh. Honorary Pallbearers are her granddaughters, Christy Bohuslav, Anne Mandrake, Katie Camarillo, Heather Ring, Kelly Smith, Nicole Way, Vicky Brosh, Jennifer and Brooke.

Memorials may be given to Shiner Catholic Altar Society or Catholic Daughters.

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