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Darrell R. Brekke

Mon, Feb 27th, 2012
Posted in Preston Obituaries

Darrell R. Brekke, 79, of Preston, died Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at Methodist hospital in Rochester.Darrell was born on July 30, 1932 in Lanesboro, the son of Lars and Mabel (Johnson) Brekke. He graduated from Lanesboro high school. After graduation he worked on the family farm. On June 17, 1956, he married Arlene Christopherson. Darrell then worked for many years for the Fillmore County Soil Conservation Service and retired from there. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church. He loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed woodworking, and tinkering with small engines.

He is survived by his wife, Arlene. One son Kevin (Judy) of Andover, Minn.; one daughter Jolene (Les) Fujitake of Edina, Minn; four grandchildren; Danielle Brekke, James Brekke, Mark Fujitake, and John Fujitake; one sister, Marilyn Overland of Plymouth, Minn.; and one brother, Wally (Judy) Brekke of Bloomington, Minn. Also several nieces and nephews. His parents and one brother Robert, preceded him in death.

Funeral services were held Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Christ Lutheran Church in Preston with Rev. Dave Jore officiating. Burial was in Union Prairie Cemetery rural Lanesboro.

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