OBITUARY – Jason Brokaw

Last Updated on August 8th, 2017

Written by Paul Bomleny



Jason Alan Brokaw, 43, of Peru, formerly of Cherry, passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in the Chapel of The Fiocchi Funeral Home, Cherry. Interment will follow in the Granville Cemetery. His family will receive friends Friday from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. and again from 9 a.m. until the time of services Saturday in the funeral home. Private online condolences may be left for the family at

Jason was born on November 28, 1973 in Spring Valley to Calvin and Barbara (Bland) Brokaw. He was a graduate of Putnam County High School, Illinois Valley Community College, and ISU. He had served as a police officer for Granville, the Bureau County Sherriff’s Department, the Village of Ladd, DePue, City of Spring Valley and ended his career serving the City of Peru following his promotion to Sergeant. He had also been a security officer at St. Margaret’s Hospital, Spring Valley.

He is survived by: his wife, Deborah Brokaw of Cherry; his mother Barbara (George) Robinson of Granville; his maternal grandmother, Marion Bland of Lostant; his children, Hayleigh and Calvin Brokaw of Cherry; and his brother, Eric Robinson of LaSalle.

He was preceded in death by: his father, Calvin Brokaw; and his sister, Brooke Robinson.