Brodie Earl Brodersen died June 8 after a battle with cancer. He was 62.

His earthly body was laid to rest on Thursday, June 12, which would have been his 63rd birthday, next to his father at the Glen Oaks Memorial Park in Chico. Family and friends are gathering at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 14, at the Glen Oaks Memorial Park in Chico for a celebration of his life. All who knew and loved him are welcome to attend.

Mr. Brodersen was born June 12, 1945. He was a much loved husband, father, son, brother, grandfather, uncle and member of his community. He had a vibrant sense of humor and a contagious zest for life.

Mr. Brodersen is survived by his wife, Charlotte; daughter, Kimberly Rhodie; son and daughter-in-law, Brodie and Kelly Brodersen; stepson and daughter-in-law, Robert and Kimberly Forselius; stepdaughter and son-in-law, Michelle and David Ellingson; mother, Darlene Brodersen; sisters and brothers-in-law Gail and David Foster and Earlene and Tom Mocerino; grandchildren Jesse, Hunter, Cross, Noah, Savannah, Hailey, Cody, Alyssa, Corbin, Heather and Hailey; numerous nieces and nephews, and his friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Earle Brodersen and his beloved little buddy, Boo Boo.

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