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John C. Breen, 81

Mar 8, 2020

John Breen

New Brighton John “Jack” Charles Breen, age 81, passed away peacefully after a lengthy battle with dementia on Feb. 27, 2020 surrounded by family. Jack was born on July 26, 1938 in Fairmont. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Marian Breen. Jack is survived by his wife of 57 years, Suzanne (Armon); children, Babette (Jerry), Brent (Tracy) and Brigette (Steve); grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Sheri (Don), Deb (DuWayne) and brother Ken (Marlys). Jack spent seven years after high school serving his country in the United States Navy. Jack was a member of the Blue Earth American Legion. After serving his country he attended and graduated from the U of M with a Business Degree and went to work at Unisys until he retired. Jack loved yard work, his John Deere tractor, riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle and he cherished his time with family and left a legacy to be proud of.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, March 9, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Baptist, 835 2nd Ave. NW, in New Brighton. Visitation at the church is from 9:30-10:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend to celebrate Jack’s wonderful life.