Rev. John Broad

Retired pastor John Broad died on Friday, May 17, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Laurie Broad; by three children: Steven Broad of South Bend, IN, Julie Osterman of Houston, TX, Peter Broad of Auburn, and by four grandchildren.  

A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, June 1, at 1 p.m., at the Pioneer United Methodist Church in Auburn. The Rev. Barbara Smith will preside. 
 
John Broad served the Los Gatos, Freedom, Wasco, San Jose: Willow Glen, Lemoore, Escalon and Auburn: Pioneer churches before retiring in 2009.  
 
Memorial gifts may be sent to the Pioneer United Methodist Church, 1338 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603, or to the Salvation Army, 1-800-725-2769.