The Rev. Clyde W. Brogan

Dec 27, 1918 - Nov 16, 2012


The Rev. Clyde W. Brogan, 93, of Norwalk, passed away Friday, Nov.16, 2012, in Twilight Gardens Home.

He was born Dec. 27, 1918, in Alliance, Ohio, son of the late Ross W. Brogan and Daisy Evelyn (Manypenny) Brogan. He was a graduate of Sebring High School in 1937, Bryan College, Dayton, Tenn., in 1944 and Dallas Theological Seminary in 1947. He was in active ministry for more than 40 years as a pastor, and church planter. He also taught at Oak Hills Bible College in Minnesota for six years, and was a member of the IFCA International in Grand Rapids, Mich. He was the director of Wisconsin Church Extension and started 14 churches. He lived in Wisconsin many years and moved to Norwalk in 1998. 

He enjoyed spending time with ministry, family and friends, and was a writer.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Frances A. (Reed) Brogan, of Norwalk; children, Larry D. Brogan, of St. Paul, Minn., Patricia G. Dunn, of Corpus Christie, Texas, Daniel L. Brogan, of Birmingham, Ala., and Janice L. Snyder, of Norwalk; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Lois Jane Campbell, of Canton, Ohio; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Betty Gillam; and brothers, Claude Brogan and Claire Brogan, of Youngstown, Ohio.

Friends may call 4-7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main St., Norwalk. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Calvary Baptist Church. The Rev. James McClain will officiate. Private interment will take place at North Fairfield Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dallas Seminary Foundation (Bredt Hershey Scholarship), 3903 Swiss Ave., Dallas, TX 75204.

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