Obituary for Gerald Anthony Bromley

Gerald Anthony Bromley

Birth Date: Sep. 2nd, 1923
Date Passed: Jul. 21st, 2012


Gerald A. Bromley age 88, of Ravenna, MI died Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Sanctuary at the Park. Gerald was born on September 2, 1923 in Ravenna, MI to the late Henry and Mildred (Gurney) Bromley. Gerald served in the United States Navy during WWII as a Sea Bee. He married Ila L. (Kruger) Bromley on January 20, 1945 in Hart, MI. He was a member of the Ravenna Conservation Club, Life member of the VFW and American Legion. He retired from Continental Motors in 1983. He loved gardening, hunting, fishing and taking care of the most beautiful yard in Ravenna. Gerald is survived by his wife of 66+ years: Ila L. Bromley of Ravenna, 4 Children: Sherry (Tom) Wortelboer of Ravenna, Dale (Mary) Bromley of South Bordman, Vicki (John) Graftema of Ravenna and Kelly (Shelly) Bromley of Belding. 11 Grandchildren, 25 Great Grandchildren with 2 more on the way. 2 Sisters: Gloria Watson of Ontario, Canada, Janice (David) Shafer of Interlochen. He was preceded in death in addition to his parents by: 1 Brother: Kenneth Bromley. Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be conducted at a later date. Go to: to sign the online guestbook. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511