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Alden W. Brodmerkle

August 8, 1933 ~ May 5, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old


Oakham - Alden Wayne Brodmerkle, 89, of Oakham passed away at home on Friday, May 5, 2023. He was born on August 8, 1933 to the late Richard and Helen (Fessenden) Brodmerkle.

He will forever be missed by his wife of 67 years, Virginia (Rutherford) Brodmerkle of Oakham. Alden will be mourned by his children, Alden Brodmerkle Jr. of New Braintree, Barbara Brodmerkle of New Mexico, Margaret Brodmerkle of Oakham and Richard Brodmerkle of Oakham. Alden is also survived by his grandchildren, Susanna, Kenneth, Joseph and John, and great-grandchildren Octavia and Koen. In addition to his parents, Alden is predeceased by his brother, Norman Brodmerkle of Barre.

Alden was a workaholic, including working as a truck driver for construction and owning his own sawmill. He also loved to read anything he could get his hands on and enjoyed traveling to visit family in Colorado, Kansas and New Mexico.

Varnum Funeral Home, Inc., 43 East Main St., in West Brookfield is assisting his family with arrangements.  Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

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