TOPSHAM — Kathleen Marie Brooks, 80, of Topsham, died May 24 at Mid Coast Hospital, with family by her side.

She was born Feb. 19, 1934, in Houlton, the daughter of Frank Bachelder and Beatrice Bachelder. She was a graduate of Houlton High School. On April 20, 1953, she married Theodore F. Brooks, of Island Falls and was a Navy wife for the next 17 years.

She was a lifelong homemaker, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Brooks and her husband celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary earlier this year.

She was predeceased by her parents and her sister, Jeanette Brooks.

She is survived by husband, Theodore Brooks; son, David, and wife, Lynne, of Lisbon Falls; granddaughter, Lisa Brooks Brown; great-grandson, Ethan Brown, of Lisbon; grandson, Jason D. Brooks, and wife, Katie; great-grandsons Nolan and Grant Brooks, of Waterboro; cousin, Carol Davis; and many nieces and nephews.

A service celebrating her life will be held at a later date, yet to be determined.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Brackett Funeral Home, Brunswick. 

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