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Julia Hornsby Broetzman
Colonel,United States Marine Corps
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From a contemporary press report:

BROETZMAN, JULIA (Age 82)
Julia Broetzman, age 82, died on Thursday, May 20, 2004 in Columbia, South Carolina.

Colonel Broetzman was born in Columbia, South Carolina, daughter of the late Griggs W. and Emma Stork Hornsby. A graduate of Spartanburg High School, and Winthrop College, she worked for Clemson University and the U.S. government in Japan after WWII. In 1943 she joined the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, completed 30 years, and retired as a Colonel in 1974.

Colonel Broetzman owned and operated Art & Industrial Laminating Co. and JB Technology Inc., and worked for Schroeder Brothers Corporation. In 1971 she married Mr. Joseph N. Broetzman and resided in Vienna, Virginia, until his death in 1991.

Colonel Broetzman is survived by her step-daughter, Marie M. Broetzman of Lynchburg, Virginia.

Services will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the National Alzheimer's Association.


Joseph Nicholas Broetzman: Vice President, Coastline Railroad. "He knew railroading from the level of the track laborer to the president's office." 
May 7, 1904-November 19, 1991

JH Broetzman Gravesite PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006

BROETZMAN, JOSEPH NICHOLAS
DATE OF BIRTH: 05/07/1904
DATE OF DEATH: 11/25/1991
DATE OF INTERMENT: 11/29/1991
BURIED AT: SECTION 8  SITE 10116
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 HUSBAND OF BROETZMAN, JULIA H COL US MARINE CORPS

BROETZMAN, JULIA H
COL US MARINE CORPS
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 08/08/1941 - 08/08/1981
DATE OF BIRTH: 08/31/1921
DATE OF DEATH: 05/20/2004
DATE OF INTERMENT: 06/30/2004
BURIED AT: SECTION 8  SITE 10116
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 3 August 2004 Updated: 9 May 2006