Julian John Broadbent, 75, of Caldwell,
Idaho, died Wednesday,
June 26, 1996, after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral
services will be held at 10:30 am, Wednesday, July 3, 1996, at
Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Bishop James Radford of the
Middleton First Ward, L.D.S.
officiate. Interment will follow at the Middleton Cemetery.
Julian was born December 21, 1920, at Grantsville,
Utah, the son of Levi
James and Jennis Broadbent. He was raised and educated in
Idaho and helped his father with farming and worked in the
potato fields to earn money. Julian married regina Witte,
October 21, 1939. They moved to Oregon where he worked in the
logging industry. At the beginning of World War II, he was a
foreman at Gunderson Ship Yard in St. John,
landing craft. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and trained at
Farragut and served aboard the USS Clearfield. Julian
received an honorable discharge in January of 1946. He went
back to logging then moved to Weiser to work at the Boise
Cascade Lumber Yard. He was manager of the Homedale and
Caldwell yards. Julian owned and operated a livestock hauling
business for 16 years before he retired. Julian married
Mildred Averett January 21, 1980, at Elko, Nevada. They made
their home in Caldwell. They enjoyed traveling in their
trailer to favorite fishing spots. Julianís hobbies included
woodworking and gardening. He kept his family well-supplied
with vegetables. Julian is survived by his wife, Mildred;
daughters, Judy Benton, Kathy Harris and Darlene Broadbent;
sons David, Clint and Craig; step-daughters, Carol Cobiskey,
Joyce Richards and Barbara Sprague; a brother Kenneth; sisters
Emily Langley, Myrna Perkins and Oleta Fuller; 23
grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and
The family would like to give a special thanks to West
Valley Medical Center Hospice of Caldwell.
Julianís family will greet their friends at Dakan Funeral
Chapel in Caldwell from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening.