HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                                                            Monday, May 10, 1999

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  HARLEM - Alden Brekke, 87, died Thursday, May 6, 1999, of natural causes.

  Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday in the Evangelical Church of North America. Burial will follow in the Harlem Cemetery with military honors.

  Alden was born April 17, 1912, in Elington, Minn. to Henry and Laura (Headline) Brekke. The family moved to Harlem area and joined the Montana National Guard when he was 18. From 1932 to 1934 he was employed at Wrangell, Alaska, with the fishing boats. He served with the "Company M" during WWII. He served in New Guinea and was part of the B-24 Jolly Roger outfit flying out of Mockmer Airstrip at Biak-Schouten Island.

  After the war, Brekke went to work for the Service Garage owned by Elmer Berhg in Harlem. After the dealership closed in 1962, he went to work for North State Supply until his retirement in 1977. He continued to work thier part time until the mid 90's.

  Brekke was a life member of the Harlem Veterans of Foreign Wars.

  Survivors include his sisters, Elda Lidsay of Helena, Laura Malley of Harlem, Myrtle Camerom of Brownville, Ore.; two aunts, Carrie Brekke of Plains and Doris Brekke of Harlem, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

  Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

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THE SENTINEL                                                                               Wednesday, May 19, 1999

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  HARLEM - Alden Brekke, 87, died Thursday, May 6, 1999, of natural causes.

  Alden was born April 17, 1912, in Elington, Minn. to Henry and Laura (Headline) Brekke. The family moved to Harlem area and joined the Montana National Guard when he was 18. From 1932 to 1934 he was employed at Wrangell, Alaska, with the fishing boats. He served with the "Company M" during WWII. He served in New Guinea and was part of the B-24 Jolly Roger outfit flying out of Mockmer Airstrip at Biak-Schouten Island.

  After the war, Brekke went to work for the Service Garage owned by Elmer Berhg in Harlem. After the dealership closed in 1962, he went to work for North State Supply until his retirement in 1977. He continued to work thier part time until the mid 90's.

  Brekke was a life member of the Harlem Veterans of Foreign Wars.

  Survivors include his sisters, Elda Lidsay of Helena, Laura Malley of Harlem, Myrtle Camerom of Brownville, Ore.; two aunts, Carrie Brekke of Plains and Doris Brekke of Harlem, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

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