Calvin West Broaden

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Born September 14,1929, a native of Clinton, LA and a resident of New Orleans, LA, Calvin passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at the age of 88. Calvin was the son of LueBertha Williams Broaden and Henry Broaden. He was a graduate of East High School, Clinton, LA. He was the beloved husband of Mattie B. Broaden by his second marriage and the late Vivian Broaden by first marriage. Calvin is survived by a loving and devoted wife Mattie B. Brooks, New Orleans, daughters, Cheryl Broaden Polk (Charles), New Orleans, and Shelia Broaden, Missoula, Montana, step-children, two grandchildren, and one one great-grandchild. Siblings; Joseph L. (Sharon) Broaden, Jesse L. Broaden, Dorothy Broaden Smith, Willie Broaden Stone, Bertha Broaden Wilcox, all of Baton Rouge, and Dr. Shirley M. Broaden, Aurora, Colorado. Calvin is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, LueBertha and Henry Broaden. Siblings; Gladys Broaden, Odeal Ross, Lucille Smith, James Broaden, John Henry Broaden, Gertrude Lanns, Bernice Bullock and RoseMary Haynes. Calvin was a WWII United States Army Veteran and a retired chef. He was a faithful member of Historic Second Baptist Church and a member of the church choir. Services will be held at Historic Second Baptist Church, 2505 Marengo St., New Orleans, June 16, 2018 at 10:00 am. Interment, Louisiana National Cemetery, 303 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Zachary, LA at 1:30 pm. Leitz-Eagan Funeral Services and Cemeteries of Metairie, LA is in charge of arrangements.
Published in from June 13 to June 16, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home
4747 Veterans Blvd | Metairie, LA 70006 | (504) 888-8440
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