Betty Marie Broussard, 99, of Seguin, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019 at her residence. She was born in Yoakum, Tx. On June 20, 1919 to Leonard and Maude (Mayfield) Holster.
Betty was a Teacher's Aide at Mary B. Erskine Elementary School and was a 50-year member of St James Catholic Church in Seguin. She made a lifetime commitment to many aspects of community service and mental health issues, and established The Christian Helping Center in Seguin.
She is survived by her sons, Joe Broussard of Canyon Lake, John Broussard and his wife, Fern, of Austin, Steve Broussard of Marion and Richard Broussard and his wife, Jennifer, of Austin; daughters, Terri Maria Kelly of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Jean Arce, and her husband, Gregory, of Seguin; 17 grandchildren; 21 great- grandchildren; 7 great- great -grandchildren and her sister, Doris Sanders of Fort Worth.
Betty is preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Ernie J. Broussard Sr.; her parents; sons, Martin, David, Ernie Jr., William and James Broussard; and her brother, Homer Holster.
A gathering of Betty's family and friends will begin at 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Goetz Memorial Chapel 713 N. Austin St. in Seguin. A Rosary will be recited at 5:30 p.m., with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at St. James Catholic Church 510 S. Camp St. in Seguin. Interment will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Goetz Funeral Home in Seguin.
To Steve, Terri and family of Betty,
What a loss, she was such a terrific person! Always full of energy and had such a positive attitude towards life!
May she now rest in God's Loving Arms!
Sincerely and with Prayers,
Kay BlochSeguin, TX
My deepest condolences on the loss of your sweet mother. She was a certainly a treasure and one whose memory I forever carry in my heart.
Mary NewmanSeguin, TX
What a joy to have known "Sissie".I am re-reading the book she penned in 2013,with awe at her life story..I am forever grateful to her Sister Doris for sharing her with we Washington Heights Girls,here in Fort Worth.
Linda Gardenhire WillemsNorth Richland Hills, TX
John and Fern, Rick and Jennifer, and all of the Broussard family
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of your loss. Our condolences.
Kay and Ervin CoonrodAustin, TX
She was a wonderful mother and friend. She loved her family so much. She will be missed.
Terri KellyColorado Springs, CO
Rick & Family,
That smile, those eyes. Betty will be missed.
We send our love to the Broussard family.
A special hello also to Jennifer and Ricky Broussard.
We remember the lunch we had after their wedding.
Betty was across the table and we had a great time.
Scott and VirginiaNorth Richland Hills, TX
What a wonderful woman Betty was! A true role model to all of us. My love and prayers go out to the entire family.
Sharon StollewerkSeguin, TX
Deepest sympathy for the loss of your mom, Betty. She was a sweet kind person that I always will remember. She was a special person in God's eyes!
Jonell GlaenzelSAN ANTONIO, TX
I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember the smile that was always on your Mom's pretty face
donna lindenbergseguin, TX