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Todd E. Brooks


Todd E. Brooks, 85, Edmond, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Norton County Hospital.

He was born April 22, 1929, in rural Norton County to Harry Robert and Cynthia L. (Moore) Brooks.

He married Ruth Bauguess on Nov. 14, 1953, in Norton. She preceded him in death Sept. 27, 2003. He was a farmer. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean War.

Survivors include three sons, Doyle Brooks, Norton, Doak Brooks and David Brooks, both of Lenora; five daughters, Susan Shaw, Lawton, Okla., Donna Nelson and Peggy Ninemire, both of Lenora, Wanda Roberts, Carla Burch and Brenda Tarbet, all of Hill City; a brother, Don Brooks, Norton; 23 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant son; and a great-grandaughter.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Church of God, Norton; private family burial will be at a later date in Edmond Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday with family present at the church.

Memorials are suggested to American Legion Post No. 63, Norton.