Gladys Katherine Brokhausen
Gladys Katherine Brokhausen
  • June 2, 1921 - January 14, 2018
  • Texas

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Gladys Katherine "Linky" Brokhausen, age 96, of Georgetown, Texas, passed away peacefully on January 14, 2018.

She was born on June 2, 1921 in Louisville, Kentucky to Henry J. and Louella (Samuels) Sommer. She proudly served her country in the Navy WAVES during World War II and until late 1948. She married Stanley Deanne "Brok" Brokhausen and became a "Navy Wife."

She is preceded in death by her husband, parents and her sister, Gloria Beatrice. She is survived by her sister, Patricia Bottorff, and cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was a member of the Williamson County Amateur Radio Club, American Radio Relay League, and the Austin Women's Bowling Association. She was also a member of the PBY-Catalina International Association, in which she was one of only three women with the same membership as the men. She was also a backsliding member of the Episcopal Church.

A memorial service celebrating "Linky's" life will be held at the Wesleyan at Estrella in Georgetown, Texas, where she was a resident for many years, at 10:00 a.m. on Friday January 19, 2018.

In lieu of flowers, we ask that you donate to Salvation Army or charity of your choice.

Arrangements by Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home, 2900 Williams Drive, Georgetown, Texas 78628 (512)863-2564.