Sondra Ann Broer, of Cedar Rapids, died Monday, January 28, 2019 at her home. Memorial Service: 11:00 am Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Christ Community United Methodist Church in Marion. A visitation will be held from 5-7 pm Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Cedar Memorial Chapel Stateroom. Inurnment: New Providence, Iowa at a later date.
Sondra was born February 25, 1942, the daughter of Delmar and Marie (Deal) Snover in Des Moines, Iowa. She was married to Lyle Reece Broer on April 9, 1963 in Des Moines. Sondra was an excellent bridge player and would play for charity and fun. She would sit down and play a game with anyone and everyone. She would often come home and say, “I had a terrible time. I’m giving up bridge… for the day.”
Sondra was a member of the Red Hat Society and a founding member of Christ Community United Methodist Church. She served on several non-profit boards for low income housing. Sondra was a loyal friend and loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
Survivors include her husband, Lyle Broer; two sons, Eric (Stephanie) Broer, Chad (Ashley) Broer; five grandchildren, John, Cameron, Ella, Jayna, Macey; three brothers, Mike (Nancy) Snover, Barry (Christi) Snover, Bob (Debby) Snover; and sister, Vicki Purcell.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Laura Broer and parents.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Lupus Foundation at https://www.lupus.org/give/ways-to-give