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Jay County Obituaries


Clipping hand dated July 21, 1970

Services for Ray Brookman, 77, 510 Wayne St., who died Tuesday in Ball Hospital will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Meeks Mortuary.  Entombment will be in the Elm Ridge Mausoleum.  Friends may call at the mortuary from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday and before the services.
Mr. Brookman, widely known construction company owner, was a native of Jay County, coming to Muncie 45 years ago from Portland.  He was at first associated with Joe Hays for several years and later organized his own business, Brookman Construction Company.

He attended the Portland Presbyterian Church and was a member of the Delaware County Fair Board for many years and of Elks Lodge 245.

He is survived by his wife, Emma Jenney; a son, Bill, Muncie; a sister, Mrs. Mildred Hann, Muncie, and four grandchildren.

Rev. Richard Kraus, pastor of Zion Lutheran Church, Portland, will officiate.


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