Thursday, October 9, 2014
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM CDT
Suminski Family Life Story Funeral Homes
Niemann/Suminski Location
2486 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 744-5156
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Thursday, October 9, 2014
12:00 PM CDT
Arlington Park Cemetery Chapel
4141 S. 27th Street
Greenfield, WI 53221
(414) 282-6600


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Alzheimer's Association
620 S. 76th Street Suite 160
Milwaukee, WI 53214

Salvation Army
11315 W. Watertown Plank Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

319 E. Howard Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 489-9463

Life Story / Obituary


Florence B. Brookshire

(nee Busalacchi) Born September 5, 1926. Ended her journey in the home she loved so much on October 6, 2014. Beloved Mother of Suzan, Mark (Pamela R.), and Pamela A. Brookshire. Preceded in death by her husband, John “Jack” Brookshire; mother, Julia; aunt, Irene; father, Antonio “Anthony”; and infant brother, Samuel. Further survived by her cousin, Joann Calarco and other friends and relatives.

For their care and compassion, special thanks to Erica Natsagdorj, Sue (Jerry) Geurtsen, Bob and Jean Dienhart, Kate Michalek, Heather Renno and the entire Heartland Hospice team.

Visitation to be held at the Niemann / Suminski Funeral Home, 2486 s. Kinnickinnic Ave. 10:30AM – 11:30AM on Thursday, October 9, 2014 to be followed by noon Services at Arlington Park Cemetery Chapel, 4141 South 27th Street.

If desired, donations to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Salvation Army.

Her unique personality and sense of humor will be greatly missed by all who knew her.