Edward Raymond Brogly, 84, passed away Sept. 27. He was born Dec. 30, 1931, in Summit, New Jersey, to Edward A. and Margaret S. Brogly.
Edward was a graduate of Ottawa Township High School and Northern Illinois University. He earned advanced degrees from Northern Illinois University, The University of Illinois and a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1967. After completing a tour of duty with the United States Army in Korea in 1955, he returned to Illinois to begin a career in the field of education. He married Juanita Ione Trumbo of Ottawa in 1958. They had two children, Jonett E. and David Mark.
Edward’s career as an educator in the secondary schools of Illinois began in 1955 in Mendota and was followed by employment in the Illinois public schools of DeKalb, Mount Prospect, Champaign and La Grange. His career as an educator at the college level began at Northern Illinois University and was followed by post-graduate level teaching at the University of Idaho and Northeastern Illinois University.
Following his retirement with rank of professor from Northeastern in 1995, he was employed as an adjunct professor at Roosevelt University until 2000. His field of specialization was in the area of Secondary School Counselor Education.
He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and has received blessed, spiritual growth and employment from various church callings he held.
He is survived by his children: Jonett E. (Bob) Jones of Irma, Wisconsin, and David Mark Brogly of St. George, Utah; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Ann Nasr; brother, Donald A. Brogly; niece, Cheryl Brogly; and his wife, Juanita Brogly.
- Funeral services will be held in St. George, Utah, on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 12:30 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 1625 N. Lava Flow Drive.
- Private burial will be held in the Lakewood Memorial Park, Elgin, Illinois.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221.
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