Stephen Broecker, 39, succumbs to cancer

January 29, 2008 6:19 AM
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Stephen Michael Broecker, 39, of Las Vegas, passed away Sunday, January 27, 2008, after a seven-year battle with brain cancer.

A native of Lockport, N.Y., Stephen resided in Las Vegas for 20 years. He graduated from University of Nevada School of Nursing and most recently worked for University Medical Center in Las Vegas. He previously held positions at GamingToday in its bindery and circulation departments.

He is survived by his wife, Stephanie, his daughter, Emma, 2; and son, Christian, 6 months, all of Las Vegas; parents, Kathleen and Bruce Broecker of Las Vegas; sister, Christine (Jason) Hanley of Shaker Heights, Ohio; brother, Matthew Broecker of Tempe, Arizona; sister, Sharon Broecker of Tempe, Arizona; sister, Rachel (Howard) Hoover of Las Vegas; and grandmother, Helen Broecker of Tonawanda, New York. In addition there are numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, friends and co-workers who will all miss this wonderful man.

A viewing is scheduled on Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, at L.D.S. Francisco Park Ward, Palora Chapel, 1725 Palora Ave.