So for me it was really about cutting back and focusing, and figuring out what I really wanted to spend my time on.'It's not the first time the talented actor has spoken about his struggles, revealing his use of drugs and alcohol as a teen led to him being depressed as an adult earlier this month.
Those left to mourn her passing include her children, Ruth (Carroll) Cash, Belle Fourche, Edith (Dale) Fischer, Hershey, NE, and Jean (Clifford) Kinsley, Murdo; siblings, Annabelle Mc Daniel, Rapid City, Fred Lebeda, Michigan, Betty (Russ) Beck, Pierre, and Leone Kreager, Valley, NE; 16 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren and seven great great grandchildren.
Julia was preceded in death by her husband, John Carroll Broecher in 1974; a son, Warren; a great grandson, Luke Hanson, and siblings, Daniel, Kenneth, Helen, James, Wilbert, Leonard, Anton, Thomas and Bernard.
As a young child, the family moved to a farm northwest of Murdo where she attended country school.
She later graduated from Murdo High School before going on to Springfield Normal College where she obtained a teaching certificate. She married Carroll Broecher November 11, 1937 in Kennebec, SD, making their home on a farm near Murdo.
He enjoyed talking with farmers about the weather and about the old days. La Verne and Willis put in 6000 acres of milo and it took 14 combines two weeks to harvest the 80 bushel/acre crop.