Jon E. Broadbent, age 73 of Stapleton, passed away Friday, April 27, 2018 at Great Plains Health in North Platte. He was born May 13, 1944 in Waseca, MN to Earl George and Luella May (Schnoor) Broadbent. He graduated from High School in Minnesota and later served in the United States Navy and served as a Naval Chief. Jon also served in school administration at Red Cloud, Loup City, Venango, Wauneta, Maxwell, and most recently in Stapleton. Survivors include his children, Emma Broadbent of San Antonio, TX, Eric Broadbent of Creston, NE and Edie Broadbent of Fargo, ND, and his furry companion, Tigger. He was preceded in death by his parents, half-brother, Arvid Schnoor, and a daughter, Ella. Services will be 11:00 am Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Carpenter Memorial Chapel with Pastor Eric Mockaitis officiating. Visitation will be from 9 to 11am prior to the service. Cremation will follow. Memorials are suggested to Cornerstone Presbyterian Church in Stapleton. Online condolences maybe shared at www.carpentermemorial.com. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in care of arrangements.