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Mrs. Kathleen Marie Indihar Broome Obituary


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“Dear Bill and family, I was truly saddened by the news of Kathy's passing. It was a pleasure for her Uncle Bernie and I to watch her grow up and...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Eleanor Kraker - St. Paul, MN

“A mutual friend relayed the sad news of Kathleen's passing. My heart goes out to her family. She accomplished much in life..She will indeed be...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Rodger C. Hansen - Stoughton, WI

“To the Broome Family....Thanks for sharing your mother's life with the Bradley Family. I had the fortune of being Mrs. Broome's principal for...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Dr. Erica Fields - Columbia, SC

“Mrs. Broome was my 5th grade teacher at John P. Thomas Elementary. I remember her beehive hairstyle, and her funny laugh. She was a wonderful,...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: trinette campbell capone - SC

“Heart felt condolences on the passing of a wonderful individual. Our thoughts and prayers are with Bill and family. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Stanford E. Lacy - Columbia, SC

“Dear Broome family. I was so shocked and saddened to learn of Kathy's passing. I got to know Kathy when she moved her mom from Duluth to South...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Micki Szymczak - Duluth, MN

“Bill and family, I was so saddened to hear about Kathy. The Indihar family lived right next door to my family as I was growing up.We have pictures...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Janie (Blackburn) MacDougall - MN

“I wish you had more time.... Just for you too see how much Ive grown into a Man. I appreciate everything u taught me. I wish I could have told you...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Chris Brown - Hopkins, SC

“I am sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Dr. Staci Gaffos - Columbia, SC

“My thoughts and prayers are with Kelley and the family. She was a wonderful woman with a very kind and caring heart. ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: Hope - Columbia, SC - Friend

“For some moments in life, there are no words. One of the saddest moments is when you hear of the loss of a very special person and friend. To exist...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Tia Robinson - Eastover, SC

“I had the pleasure of having Mrs. Broome as my 4th and 5th grade AAP teacher at Hopkins Elementary School. She was passionate about her work and it...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: April Foulks - Charlotte, NC, NC

“May God give your family and friends strength to endure their loss of YOU! Knowing that you are no longer in pain and went to a better place helps...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Janet Hipp - Columbia, SC

“I had the pleasure of having Mrs. Broome as my teacher in 4th and 5th grade AAP at Hopkins Elementary. She was a great teacher, with a loving heart...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Toni Reese - SC - Former Student

“Mrs. Broome was the type of educator who had an evident passion for children and teaching. She was my AAP teacher in 4th and 5th grade at Hopkins...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Ebony Huiett-Seymour - Columbia, SC

“We will miss your laugh and humor. I have often thought about your visit with Ann-Marie and laughed at how happy and funny you all were. It's great...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Melanie Robinson - Eastover, SC

“WOW MRS. BROOME!!! WE JUST SAW YOU A FEW MONTHS AGO! THOSE TIMES AND CHATS SHARED WITH YOU WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED!!! BLESSINGS TO YOUR FAMILY...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: KELLEY R SIMMONS - EASTOVER, SC

“Take some comfort in that she is with The Lord our savior and is at peace, know that one day you will see her again. ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Denise Stevens - Camden, SC

“Sorry to hear of your lost Mrs.Broome is a special and beautiful person my family and I will truly miss her, The Bush Family... ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Mrs.Stephanie Bush - Hopkins, SC

“The staff of Dunbar Funeral Home extends our deepest sympathies to the Broome family. ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Joey Tanner


COLUMBIA - Vigil for Kathleen Marie Indihar Broome will be held in Columbia, S.C. at Dunbar Funeral Home on Devine Street on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 6 p.m. Mass service will be held at Saint Peter's Catholic Church on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. Burial will immediately follow at Elmwood Cemetery. A reception will follow burial services at Saint Peter's Catholic Church, Neglia Hall.
Mrs. Broome, beloved wife of William A. Broome, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at Baptist Medical Center. Born in Duluth, Minn., she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Florence Indihar. She graduated from Denfeld High School and St. Catherine's University in Minnesota. She met and married the love of her life of nearly 50 years in Miami, Fla. After moving to Columbia, S.C., she graduated with highest honors with a Master of Education from Columbia College.
Mrs. Broome was an elementary school educator for 43 years, teaching in Racine, Wis.; Miami, Fla.; and Columbia, S.C. In Columbia, she taught 4th and 5th grade gifted students in Richland School District One at John P. Thomas Elementary School, Hopkins Elementary School, and Bradley Elementary School. She impacted many with her passion for teaching.
Mrs. Broome was a member of Saint Peter's Catholic Church. She was a loving Mother, doting Grandmother, and absolute hub of her family. She loved traveling with her family, enjoying many trips throughout the U.S. and Europe. Her infectious laugh and good humor will be sorely missed.
Surviving are her husband, William Augustus Broome; her daughter, Dr. Ann-Marie Broome of Mount Pleasant; her son, Kelley Joseph Broome of Columbia; and daughter and son-in-law, Amber Leigh and Bondy Ott of Lexington; granddaughters and grandson, Ashleigh Taylor, Autumn Marie, and Richard Colyn Ott of Lexington; brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Luana Indihar and niece, Dionne Indihar of West Palm Beach, Fla.
Memorials may be made to Lung Cancer Research Foundation, 845 Third Avenue, 6th Floor, New York NY 10022.