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Broc Tougas

Broc Thomas Tougas, 19, formerly of Fond du Lac and a resident of Bremerton, Wash., died Sunday, April 27, 2008, at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

He was born Dec. 13, 1988, in Fond du Lac, the son of Thomas and Lynn (Buechel) Tougas. He graduated in 2007 from Klahowya Secondary School, Silverdale, Wash. He was seasonally employed with United Parcel Service, which he enjoyed very much. He liked music, computers, and his friends, and loved driving his car.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, at the Karvonen & Son Funeral Home in New York Mills. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Following the service a gathering of family and friends for a meal and fellowship will be held at Cindy's home at 15 East Gilman Street, New York Mills.

Funeral services were held May 3 at the Uecker-Witt Funeral Home in Fond du Lac, Wis., with the Rev. Shari Routh officiating. He was laid to rest in Legdeview Memorial Park Cemetery in Fond du Lac.

Survivors include his parents, Thomas and Lynn Tougas, Fond du Lac, Wis.; two sisters, Shannan (special friend, Klay McGough) Tougas, Bremerton, Wash., and Andrea Tougas, New York Mills; grandmother, Yvonne Buechel, Fond du Lac; grandparents, Richard (Kathleen) Tougas, New York Mills; great-grandparents, Caroline Klein, Melrose, Minn., Aurel (Aurora) Tougas, Paynesville, Minn.; three uncles, LeRoy (Kim) Buechel, Jr. Fond du Lac, Michael (Candy) Buechel, Fond du Lac, Steve (Debbie) Tougas, Wadena; an aunt, Cynthia (Kirk Mann) Tougas-Mann, New York Mills. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, LeRoy "Rocky" Buechel, Sr., great-grandparents, Henry and Leona Mertes, Sr., Alex and Minie Buechel, Sr., and great-grandfather, Joseph Klein.