Jeanette “Jan” Brokenicky

Jeanette “Jan” Brokenicky

Jeanette “Jan” Brokenicky, 88 of Columbus, formerly of Schuyler, died Monday, April 20, 2020 at Emerald Care and Rehab in Columbus.

Graveside service

Tuesday, August 11, 2020  2:00 p.m.

Schuyler Cemetery, Schuyler, Nebraska



Jeanette Brokenicky was born April 14, 1932 at Cedar Bluffs, Nebraska to George F. and Rose (Bauer) Williams.  She attended Cedar Bluffs schools.  Jan married Vernon Baker in 1950 and 2 children were born to this union.  She later married Robert Brokenicky in 1974.

They lived in David City where Jan worked as a bookkeeper for Schwesers retail store in David City.  She had lived in Schuyler since 1971. 

Jan is survived by her daughter Teresa Lee of Columbus, brother Richard Williams of Reno, Nevada.  Grandchildren Jami Kaup of Lincoln, Kristin Lee of Portland, Oregon, Chenery Momii of Omaha, Shawn Lee of Columbus and Sara (Kyle) Smidt of Omaha.  Great Grandchildren Aiden Lee, Xilonen and Xaida Momii, Shaye Springer, Noah Lee, Jude and Oren Smidt.

She was preceded in death by her parents,  husbands Vernon Baker and Robert Brokenicky, son Richard Baker (December 4, 2011), 6 sisters and one brother.