Jean Brekke

Jean Brekke

ALGONA — Mass of Christian Burial for Jean V. Brekke, 92, of Algona, Iowa, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Armstrong. Interment will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, rural Armstrong.

Brekke died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at Good Samaritan Society in Algona, Iowa. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Oakcrest Funeral Home in Algona, with a rosary service planned for 4 p.m. Wednesday, and a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m. Wednesday, all at the funeral home.

Henry-Olson Funeral Home of Armstrong is assisting the family with arrangements.

Jean Veronica Brekke was born July 13, 1925, on her family’s farm near Seneca, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph and Grace (Hurley) Kennedy.

Survivors include: her children, Ron Brekke of Eagle Grove, Terry Brekke of Waterloo, Peggy Boettcher of Brimfield, Ill., Rick Brekke of Armstrong, Mary Droessler of Storm Lake, Sue Carlson of Algona; daughter-in-law, Marlu Brekke of Bancroft; 22 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and brother Michael Kennedy of Fairmont.

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