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Jimmy Brosch Obituary
Jimmy "J.J." Brosch, 89, died peacefully on March 4, 2013 after a brief illness. Jimmy was born on September 24, 1923 in Praha, Texas. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Brenda Sue. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 yrs., Lucy, his four children Paula Krametbauer, Bruce Brosch (Cameron and Ava), Janice (Greg) Hall, Jeff Brosch and granddaughter Katherine Hall.
Jimmy was a World War II veteran and a retired employee of 38 yrs. with Southern Pacific Railroad. He dedicated his life to polka music and had his own band for 46 yrs., where he popularized the now famous Corn Cockle Polka. He was legendary and active in the polka music industry till the very end.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, from 5:00-8:00 in the Chapel at Memorial Oaks Funeral Home, 13001 Katy Frwy., with a rosary at 7 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 am on Thursday, March 7, 2013, at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church, 5356 11th St., Katy, TX with burial to follow at Memorial Oaks.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Polka Lovers Club of Texas Museum, P.O. Box 72, La Grange, TX 78945, www.texaspolkalovers.com

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Published in Houston Chronicle on Mar. 6, 2013
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