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Marion M. Doc Brooks
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Marion M. “Doc” Brooks, age 72 of Westby, passed away on Tuesday, Apr.  30, 2013 at his home near Westby, Wis.

He was born on Sept. 19, 1940 at Cheyenne Valley near Hillsboro to Ira and Ruby (Revels) Brooks.  He attended school at Ontario and later served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1963.  He married Linda Kay Rutz.

Doc worked for 30 years for Chrysler Auto Manufacturing at Belvidere, Illinois retiring in 1995.

Memorial Funeral Services were held on Monday, May 6, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the Hillsboro Wesleyan Church in Hillsboro, with Rev. Roger Miller officiating.  Friends called at the Church on Monday from 12 to 1 p.m.  The Picha Funeral Home in Hillsboro assisted the family. For online information go to

A full obituary can be found in the May 9 edition of the Hillsboro Sentry-Enterprise.