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Elizabeth Stewart Broussard

Obituary for Elizabeth Stewart Broussard

May 25, 1938 - February 12, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 79


Elizabeth Stewart Broussard (known for years as Bettye Herbst) passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018 in San Antonio at the age of 79. She was born on May 25, 1938 in Baton Rogue, Louisiana to Frederick and Vida Broussard.

Elizabeth lived in Boerne during the 1970s and 80s, where she served on the Berges Fest Board of Directors and managed the Miss Berges Fest Pageant. She was a member of the Boerne Benefit Theater (BBT) and was known for hosting fabulous Halloween parties. She acted as "Team Mom" to Ken and Clint, attending livestock shows, sporting events, and Band Booster activities. She also opened her own aerobics exercise studio and taught classes for several years. After she was already a grandmother, Elizabeth attended college, earning a Bachelor's degree from UTSA. She taught high school English in NEISD schools for eight years.

After retirement, Elizabeth served as a Pet Partner with Delta Society of San Antonio. Accompanied by her trained service dog, a beloved Brittany Spaniel named Molly, she visited hospitals and facilities for people with special needs..

Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents. She is survived by her daughter, Donna Ivey McIlveen (Richard); sons Ray Ivey, Ken Herbst (Kim), and Clint Herbst (Denise), grandchildren Jordan Elizabeth McIlveen, Preston McIlveen, Kyle Herbst, and Wil Herbst, sister Merrill Broussard Domas, brother James Broussard, and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.

The family will gather for a memorial service on Saturday, March 3 and a graveside memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 7 at 11:00 am at Roselawn Cemetery in Baton Rouge.

Memorial contributions may be made to Delta Pet Partners of San Antonio (

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