Chief Earle W. Brotzman

Brotzman, Chief Earle W.Chief Earle W. Brotzman, 87, of Easton died July 8, 2014. He had been employed by the Easton Fire Department for more than 30 years, as Chief from 1967 until 1982. He served in the Navy both active duty during WWII and in the Reserves for 42 years and was active with numerous veteran groups. Survivors: Children: Diane Koenig of Douglasville; David of Easton; Thomas of W. St. Paul, MN; sisters: Dorothy Brotzman; Helen Rose; and 3 grandchildren. His wife: Peggy Brotzman died earlier. Services: 10 AM Monday in Olivet Presbyterian Church, Easton, visitation 5 to 7 PM Sunday in Ashton Funeral Home, Easton. Contributions: to Burn Prevention Network, 236 N. 17th St., Allentown, PA 18104 or Phillipsburg Railroad Historians Museum, Offer online condolences at

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Published in Morning Call on July 9, 2014