• Born on: November 5, 1946
  • Departed on: April 29, 2022
  • Resided in: Sumner, IA

John "Jack" D. Brodigan

John D. “Jack” Brodigan, 75, passed away on April 29, 2022 at home.  A Celebration of Life will take place at St. Mary Church 2700 Horton Rd., Waverly, Iowa on May 9, 2022 at 11:00 am.  Burial at a later date.

Jack is survived by his wife of 53 years, Alinda (Passmore), his sons John H. of Tripoli, Patrick (Melissa) of Readlyn, Leo at home, his daughter Amanda (Matt) Bordeaux of Tripoli, his grandson Jack of Readlyn, granddaughters Shealee of Readlyn; Alexandria of Daytona Beach, Florida, and Kole of Sumner; his great-grandsons Zander of Frederika and Oliver of Sumner; his brother Howard (Shirley) of Dysart, Mary Ann (Kevin) Pratt of New Hampton.   

Jack was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Kook, and his sister Geraldine (Earl) Gardner.

Jack was born to John and Cecelia (Phelps) on November 5, 1946 in Brandon, Iowa.  He graduated from East High School in 1966 and was drafted into the U.S. Army. He completed basic training at Ft. Hood, Texas and left for Viet Nam in September 1967.  On December 10, 1967 Jack was seriously wounded.  He convalesced at Fitzsimons Army Hospital in Aurora, Colorado where he met and married Alinda (Passmore) on August 20, 1968. Upon Jack’s medical retirement he returned to Iowa.  He was an avid hunter, trapper, and fisherman.

Jack’s sense of humor and outlook on life was priceless. 

<< Back to listing

"Iowa Cremation gave me extraordinary support when my husband passed away. Everything was handled with compassion and respect, and for that I am forever grateful."

- Barbara B. from Clive, Iowa


"Iowa Cremation's service was incredible and I tell everyone they should preplan with their staff."

- Patti B. from Muscatine, Iowa


"The compassion and professional care extended to us by Iowa Cremation was very consoling and deeply appreciated by our family."

- Mary Ellen M. from Lansing, Iowa