William G. Brothers
William G. Brothers
William G. Brothers

December 23, 1949 - November 5, 2016
Resided in Broomfield, CO
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William Gregory "Bill" Brothers, age 66, of Broomfield, passed away peacefully at home on November 5th 2016 after battling pancreatic cancer.

Bill is survived by his wife, Danette; sister, Kay Apadoca (Richard); son, Bryan Brothers (Cecilie); daughter, Ashley St. Sauveur (Shawn); step-daughter, Tiffany Buss (Donovan); step-son, Garrett Duffey; step-daughter, Erin Duffey. Bill was the proud grandfather of 11 grandkids, Cole and Barrett Butifoker, Adelyn and Avery Buss, Everett, Reis, Spencer, and Vaughn Brothers, Olive, Parker, and Tate St. Sauveur.

He was preceded in death by his parents, the late Jearold Francis Brothers and Kathryn Louise Brothers; and a step-son, the late Jason Frederick Butikofer.

Born on December 23rd 1949, Bill grew up in Speedway, Indiana and attended Cardinal Ritter High School. He earned his bachelor's degree in Economics from Purdue University and was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. After graduation, Bill accepted a job that took him to Beaumont, Texas and later to San Francisco, California. On May 21st 1975, Bill married SuzAnne Thompson in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. The couple, with SuzAnne's son Jason, moved to Denver, Colorado. Once in Colorado, they welcomed their son Bryan William in 1978 and daughter Ashley Ann in 1979.

Bill's marriage to SuzAnne ended 1998, and Bill moved to Broomfield. In 2009, Bill was set up on a date with a former colleague Danette Duffey. The two fell in love and were married on December 27th 2014.

Over the years, Bill has held positions with Eli Lily, Gabriel Shock Absorbers, Dixon Paper Company and xpedx. He retired from xpedx in 2005 and started his own landscaping business. Most recently Bill was working as a sales representative for Scienturfic and continued working up until the weeks before he passed.

Throughout his life, Bill found enjoyment in gardening, fishing, playing guitar and singing, playing basketball and tennis, dancing the West Coast Swing, family trips to Lake Powell, water and snow skiing, and Sunday dinners with his family.
Many will remember Bill for his genuine smile, outgoing personality and huge heart. He humbly gave service to countless people in his life. He loved being a husband, father and grandfather. He will be deeply missed.

Funeral Services will take place at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 12, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 13370 Lowell Blvd., Broomfield, CO.

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
13370 Lowell Blvd
Broomfield, CO US 80020
Saturday, November 12, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM