Mae Broyles

Mae Broyles
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Mae Broyles, nee Olson, 97, of Belleville, IL, born September 18, 1918, in Lake Linden, MI, died Friday, April 29, 2016, at her residence.

Mrs. Broyles was a retired seamstress.

Mae was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Joe Samuel Broyles, whom she married on October 11, 1952, and who died on April 4, 1991; a son, Michael Bradley; a daughter Nancy Byland; eight brothers; and six sisters.  She was the last surviving member of a family of 15 children.

Surviving are two daughters and two sons, Kathleen Ann Hinson of Bowling Green, MO,
James Patrick (Barbara) Broyles of Springfield, MO,
Diane Stella Hollaway of Belleville, IL,
and David Arthur Broyles of Belleville, IL;
an adopted son, Bill Ponder of Belleville, IL;
four grandchildren, Gina Graves,
Doug Koch, Kelly Koch,
and Christopher Rodriguez;
six great-grandchildren, Ashley Fritz,
Adam Koch,
Ryan Mikulus,
Melanie Mikulus,
Samuel Mikulus,
Isabell Henson;
and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016, at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Cathy Knowlton, Chaplain, officiating.  Burial will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

Condolences Left For Mae Broyles

It is with deep condolence I write this. My sympathy is deep and understanding. Your children David, Diane and Bill served you well. You will be long loved and missed.

Patricia Boyer, Breckenridge Hills, Mo, 63114


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