Byron Carl Brodehl
1953 - 2020
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September 29, 1953 ˜ May 25, 2020

Byron Carl Brodehl went home to be with the Lord on May 25, 2020. He was born Sept. 29, 1953 in Harvey, ND. The youngest of three children to Carl Andrew Brodehl and Eunice Elsie (Weippert) Brodehl.
Byron graduated from high school in Goodrich, ND, then got his Business degree from Minot State University. Next, he went on to Denver to get a Masters of Divinity degree at the Denver Theological Seminary.
Byron pastored three churches in his thirty years of ministry. The first church was in Anamoose, ND, then George, IA and last church in Vancouver, WA.
His faith and devotion to the Lord never wavered as he battled pancreatic cancer and his steadfast faith kept him strong.
Byron is survived by his wife, Karen R. (Wilen) Brodehl of Vancouver, WA; sisters, Sheila Hertz (Marlin) of Sioux Falls, SD and Karen J. Brodehl of Vancouver, WA; his sons, Andrew Brodehl and Philip Brodehl and daughter, Emily Brodehl of Vancouver, WA; step-sons, Daniel L. Finn Carpenter of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Joel Carpenter of Huntsville, AL; step-daughter, Janelle Carpenter of Vancouver, WA; grandchildren, Noah, Eve and Carl of Vancouver, WA; step-grandson, Josiah Clevidence of Vancouver, WA; nephews, Mitch (Denise) Hertz of Sioux Falls, SD and Spencer (Bronia) Hertz of Denver, CO.
Byron was preceded in death by his parents.
Layne’s Funeral Home, Battle Ground, WA, is in charge of arrangements. Private family services with burial at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Vancouver, WA.
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