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Dorothy Broadbrooks


Dorothy Broadbrooks, 78, retired custodian from the Saco schools, died Aug. 14, 2014, in Malta.

She was born Feb. 11, 1936, in Malta, the daughter of Leo and Barbara (Hyde) Klotz. She was raised and educated in the Wagner and Green Acres area.

She married Jack Broadbrooks on Dec. 3, 1953. They worked the ranch in the Saco area and she worked as the custodian in the Saco Schools. She later worked in housekeeping at the Sleeping Buffalo.

She enjoyed gardening, garage saling, antiques, working on her home and having coffee with her neighbors and friends.

She was preceded in death by one son, Chad, in 1990; and her husband in 2000.

Survivors include five children, Greg Broadbrooks and his wife, Leonora, of Saco, Randy Broadbrooks of Miles City, Monte Broadbrooks of Saco, Becky Kolstad of Miles City, Debbie West and her husband, Kerry, of Marion; one brother, Leo Klotz, of Chouteau; two sisters, Clara Drabbles of Malta, and Peggy Stanford of Washington; 14 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Visitation was on Tuesday, Aug. 19, from noon until 7 p.m. at the Kirkwood Funeral Home in Malta. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the Saco Assembly of God Church. Interment was in the Grandview Cemetery at Saco. Condolences for the family may be left at


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