Zalewski Family Genealogy

Norbert J DeBroux[1, 2]

Male 1923 - 2013  (90 years)


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  • Name Norbert J DeBroux 
    Nickname Dee Bee 
    Born 1 Apr 1923  Phlox, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Birth 1 Apr 1925  Phlox, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Highest Grade 1940  [2
    11th Grade 
    Died 15 May 2013  Port Washington, Ozaukee, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I351  Zalewski Family
    Last Modified 17 May 2013 

    Father Leon Joseph DeBroux,   b. 2 Nov 1901, Phlox, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1982, Port Washington, Ozaukee, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Mildred Vida Van Price,   b. 5 Jul 1902, Shawano, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1994, Port Washington, Ozaukee, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 27 Jul 1921  Phlox, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Address:
    St. Joseph's Catholic Church 
    Family ID F88  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family A.M. Wittkop 
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes  Died:
    • Mr. Dee Bee De Broux, of North Franklin Street in Port Washington, passed away at Heritage Nursing and Rehabilitation Center early Wednesday morning, May 15, 2013. He was 90 years old. Norbert was born on April 1, 1923 in Phlox, WI, son of Leon and Mildred Van Price De Broux. The family moved to Port Washington when Norbert was a child. He graduated from Port Washington High School with the Class of 1940, and then entered the Army Air Force and served during World War II. Following his service, Dee Bee was united in marriage with Arla Wittkop at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg on July 31, 1948. The couple settled in Port Washington and raised their family. Mr. De Broux and his wife ran Dee Bee's Service Station at the base of St. Mary's hill for 50 years, starting the business in 1949 and finally retiring in 1999. Dee Bee was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, American Legion Post 82 and VFW Post 5373. He enjoyed traveling, fishing and his walks around town. Mr. De Broux is survived by his loving wife, Arla, and their four sons: Dennis (Jane) of Brown Deer, James (Linda) of Woodbridge, VA, Warren (Mimi) of Molino, FL and Doug (Donna Reid) of Escondido, CA. He is also survived by two grandchildren: Monique (Jet) Carpenter of Monona and Daniel (Karen) De Broux of Herndon, VA, great-grandson Dylan De Broux, sister Marjorie (LeRoy) Thielke and brother Jerry De Broux, both of Port Washington. Other survivors include nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Donald De Broux and sister Eunice Bartelt. Funeral Services will be held at 5:30 PM on Sunday, May 19th at St. John's Lutheran Church, 217 N. Freeman Dr., Port Washington. Rev. John Klieve will preside. He will be laid to rest the next day at Union Cemetery in Port Washington, with Military Honors. The family will receive visitors on Sunday at the CHURCH from 3:30-5:30 PM, with a Military walk-through scheduled at 5PM. The Eernisse Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com . In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family or St. John's Lutheran Church. 

  • Sources 
    1. [S189] 1930 US Census, Ward 1, Port Washington, Ozaukee Co., Wisconsin; 11; Sheet 4A; h.69 f.85; Norbert DeBroux; 20 February 2010.

    2. [S339] 1940 US Census, Port Washington, Ozaukee, Wisconsin; 45-12; Sheet 8A; Household 156; Norbert DeBroux; 2 April 2012.

    3. [S356] Obituary, Eernisse Funeral Home, Obituary; 15 May 2013; http://www.eernissefuneralhome.com/obituary/115816/Norbert-Dee-Bee-DeBroux-of-Port-Washington-Wisconsin//.

    4. [S5] Marriage Certificate.

    5. [S189] 1930 US Census, Ward 1, Port Washington, Ozaukee Co., Wisconsin; 11; Sheet 4A; h.69 f.85; Leon J DeBroux; 20 February 2010.

    6. [S15] Obituary, Ozaukee Press, 3 Nov 1994, Mildred DeBroux.