ANNA LAURA HYDE BRODERICK July 8, 1929 ~ May 26, 2020
Anna Laura Broderick (Annie) was the eldest of six daughters born to Carlos Leo Hyde and Julia Allred Hyde on July 8, 1929.
Annie passed away at San Juan Hospital on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at the age of 90.
Annie was raised in Monticello and graduated from the Monticello High School class of 1947. Her first job was as a telephone operator.
Annie met Dick Broderick at a dance out east after he had returned from serving in the army in World War II.
They ware married September 1, 1947 in her parent’s home in Monticello and went to Carlsbad Caverns for their honeymoon.
They were sealed in the Los Angeles temple in 1964.
They lived in Dove Creek, CO for the first few years of their married life, and Annie was elected to serve as Dolores County Recorder in the first election she was old enough to vote.
Then came their sons Jimmie and Phillip to fill their lives with joy and lots of energy.
They lived in Dove Creek several years and then picked up the kids and their whole house and moved to Monticello.
Dick and Annie and the boys moved briefly to Salt Lake City where Dick went to tire recapping school.
Then they returned to Monticello and opened Broderick Tire on the corner of Main and Center where Family Dollar is now located.
They later built a new Goodyear Tire store on the eastern edge of town and then built the Park Lanes bowling alley next door a few years later.
Annie was the bookkeeper for the business. She had several other jobs over the years as bookkeeper at the Monticello Merc and the old doctor’s office and secretary in the county attorney’s office.
After Dick retired, they served as sextants of the Monticello cemetery.
Annie was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and held many different callings.
Dick and Annie served a mission in the Brownsville\Pittsburgh, PA mission and then were called to serve in the Manti Temple as ordinance workers.
They were then called to serve in the newly built Monticello Temple.
Dick and Annie loved the Blue Mountains and San Juan County.
The family enjoyed many outdoor activities like camping, skiing, 4-wheeling, and golfing with their friends.
They loved the summers when the grandkids would come to stay.
Annie is preceded in death by her husband Dick; her parents; her son James Dixon; sisters Claire (Tom) Jeppson, Beverly (Duwayne) Jorgensen, Jane (Duane) Bowcutt, and Virginia (Delmar) Titus; grandson Houston; and brother-in-law Carroll Johnson.
Annie is survived by her son Phillip Case; grandchildren Jesse (Heather), Jaime (Andrew), Jared (Tiffany), Jacob (Shannon), Ashley (Brian); 20 great grandchildren; and sister Carolyn (Dan) Johnson-Marshall.
A graveside funeral service was held on Monday, June 1 in the Monticello City Cemetery.