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Frances Broder

Frances Broder, 98, of Scottsdale, Arizona, died on 07 November 2022.

The Funeral was held at IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL on Sunday, 13 November 2022 at 2:00 PM .

Rabbi Joseph Krakoff officiated.

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Interment at Adat Shalom Memorial Park, 28500 W 6 Mile Road, Livonia MI 48152.

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The oldest of four children, Frances was born on October 29, 1924, in Detroit, Michigan, to Sam and Diana Ginsberg. Frances is preceded in death by her husband Herman, who passed away in 2021, and sisters Hilda (Albert) and Jackie (Jerry).

While born in the Roaring '20s, Frances came of age in the Great Depression. She met her husband of 76 years in junior high school, and they were inseparable after he finished a stint in the army during World War II.

Frances grew up in a close family, which she and Herman extended through the generations that followed. She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law Beverly and Jerry Viedrah, as well as by four sons and a daughter-in-law to whom she was like another mother: Rodney and Elanna Broder, Kenneth (partner Elizabeth Troy) Broder, Arlan Broder and Joel (partner Susie Okun) Broder. Herman and Frances also had seven grandchildren: Rochelle (Scott) Broder-Singer, Ilyse (Lonny) Goldsmith, Kari (fiancé David Gamber) Broder, Dayna Broder, Adrienne (Joshua) Katke, Pamela (partner Paul Mako) Broder, and Zoe (Jesse) Burgher. And, they had seven great-grandchildren: Zev Burgher, Hannah Goldsmith, Emma Goldsmith, Broder Katke, Henry Katke, Theo Katke and Madeline Mako.

The much-beloved matriarch was very close to her many nieces and nephews, as well as to her husband's late sister and brothers, and their spouses: Marge and Louis Pleason; Max and Bertha Broder; and Norman and Rose Broder.

After years of snow-birding from Michigan to Florida, Frances and Herman moved to Boca Raton, Florida full-time in 1991. Living initially in Boca Lago and then in Boca Woods, they spent 26 years traveling, playing mahjong, golfing and entertaining family from all over the country. Frances and Herman moved to Scottsdale in November 2017 to be near their son Joel, who, with his partner, Susie Okun, supervised their care during their final years.

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Frances Broder may do so by making a contribution to:

Hospice of the Valley
1510 East Flower St.
Phoenix, Az. 85104
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