William H. “Bill” Broderick, age 88, USMC Korean War Veteran, resident of Yorkville, IL and formerly a longtime resident of Naperville, IL, passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on November 11, 1933 in Chicago, IL to John and Helen (Wrightson) Broderick Sr.
Bill was united in marriage on June 7, 1958 to Mabel “Babe” Keane at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Chicago. Bill and Babe spent the next 51 happy years together until her passing on July 27, 2009. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and uncle who will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
Bill spent his career as the Treasurer of the American Farm Bureau Federation. He was a loyal member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Yorkville, IL.
He is survived by his five children, Michael (Fabiola) Broderick of Naperville, IL, Daniel (Dawn) Broderick of Naperville, IL, Margaret (Michael) Pote of Aurora, IL, Patricia (Adam) Hibben of Sandwich, IL, and Catherine Broderick of Naperville, IL; his 11 grandchildren; his three great-grandchildren, with one more soon to be; his sisters-in-law, Margaret (late Anton) Motz of Lisle, IL and Marjoan (late John ) Broderick of Glen Ellyn, IL; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Helen Broderick Sr.; his wife, Babe Broderick; his brother, John Broderick Jr.
Friends may visit from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM on Sunday, January 23, 2022 at the Nelson Funeral Home, 1617 N. Bridge St., Yorkville, IL.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, January 24, 2022 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 406 Walnut St., Yorkville, IL with Father Matthew Lamoureux M.I.C. officiating. Interment will follow in St. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery in Naperville, IL.
Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory, www.NelsonFuneralHomes.com or 630-553-7611.