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Arthur Broussard

February 3, 1940 ~ June 4, 2022 (age 82)


Arthur Broussard, age 82, of Cassopolis, died peacefully Saturday, June 4, 2022 in the comfort of his family’s presence.

His life began February 3, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois, one of six children born to Alvin, Sr., and Vera Crockett Broussard.  He married the absolute love of his life, Marie Louisa Martinez December 27, 1973 in Chicago, Illinois.  After thirty-five years of marriage, she preceded him in death in 2008.           

Arthur served honorably in the United States Air Force from 1958 to 1962. He worked at Reese Hitch manufacturing for many years, where he was a machinist, fork lift driver and man of many other talents.  He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.           

Arthur will be greatly missed by family and friends.  He leaves to cherish and carry on his legacy his nine children, Cheri (Maurice) Thomas of Dowagiac, Cheryl Green of Cassopolis, Kimberly Joiner of Dowagiac, Michael Joiner of Chicago, Keith (Kim) Joiner of Dowagiac, Sava (Willie) Sykes of Cassopolis, Quandell Broussard of South Bend, Keisha (Monica) Maclin of Conyers, Georgia, Lena Broussard of Sacramento, California; daughter-in-law, Mona Broussard of Elkhart; thirty-seven grandchildren; many great grandchildren; one sister, Sharon (Timothy) Broussard-Luster of Chicago; two sisters-in-law, Barbara “Peaches” Broussard of Chicago, Charae Broussard of Cassopolis; paternal nieces, Kathleen Washington, Renee Broussard, Sherry Spellers, Jewel Broussard, Omisha Broussard, Tiffany Luster; paternal nephews, Fred Broussard, Chris Broussard, Jermaine Broussard and Mark Broussard, whose visits Arthur admiringly enjoyed; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Dyetha Mendoza; two sons, Darryl Sykes, Andre’ Broussard; one sister, Marla Broussard Johnson; three brothers, Alvin Broussard, Jr., Freddie Broussard and Jule Broussard, also known as Yahzeed Abdul Mumeen.

Family and friends will gather Saturday, June 11 at 11:00 a.m. for a funeral service in Wagner Family Funerals Connelly Chapel, 202 North Broadway Street, Cassopolis.

Mr. Broussard will be laid to rest in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Cassopolis where he will be accorded full Military Honors.

The family prefers contributions in memory of Mr. Broussard be made to Centrica Care Navigators, 7100 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009 (

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Funeral Service
June 11, 2022

11:00 AM
Wagner Family Funerals Connelly Chapel

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Mr. Broussard will be laid to rest in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Cassopolis where he will be accorded full Military Honors.
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