THE MISSOULIAN                                        Tuesday, June 6, 2000

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Carrie Brekke

  PLAINS - Carrie Brekke, 97, of Plains, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 3, 2000.

  She was born Dec. 13, 1902, in Brandt, S.D., to Ole L. and Julia "Bertha" Jackson. At 8 years of age she moved to Turner to homestead with her parents. She attended local schools and was a graduate of Great Falls High School.

  She married Eddie M. Brekke in 1926, a marriage that lasted 67 years. A homemaker, she also worked with her husband at grocery stores they owned in Harlem, Bozeman, Ronan and Plains.

  Carrie was a faithful church worker all her life and currently was a member of the Plains Methodist Church. She also was a founding member of the Plains-Paradise Senior Citizens.

  Carrie was preceded in death by her husband Eddie in 1993, her parents and seven brothers and sisters.

  She is survived by her children, Beverly Chezik and husband, Lawrence, of Plains; Arlowyn Gunning and Dwight Brekke of Spokane; and Lloyd Brekke of Plains; brother Arnold Jackson and wife, Betty, of Missoula; sisters Myrtle Nixon and Eleanor Felton and husband, Jack, of Chinook; seven grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nephews and nieces.

  Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, at the United Methodist Church of Plains. Burial will follow at Plains Cemetery.

  The family suggest memorials to a charity of the donor's choice.

  Arrangements are under the care and direction of Garden City Funeral Home and Crematory in Missoula.

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BLAINE COUNTY JOURNAL NEWS-OPINION                   Wednesday, June 7, 2000

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CARRIE BREKKE

  Carrie Brekke, 97, of Plains went to be with the Lord on June 3, 2000. Services were held June 6, 2000 at the United Methodist Church followed by burial in the Plains Cemetery. The family suggests memorials be of the donor's choic. Arrangements were under the direction of Garden City Funeral home and Crematory.

  Carrie was born Dec. 13, 1902 at Brandt, SD, to Ole L. and Julia "Bertha" Jackson. At eight years of age she moved to Turner to homestead with her parents. She attended local schools ans was a graduate of Great Falls High School.

  She married Eddie M. Brekke in 1926, a marriage that lasted 67 years. A homemaker, she also worked with her husband in grocery stores owned in Harlem, Bozeman, Ronan and Plains. Carrie was a faithful church worker all her life and currently a member of the Plains Methodist Church. She was also a founding member of the Plains-Paradise Senior Citizens.

  Carrie was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie, in 1993; her parents and seven brothers and sisters. She is survived by her children; Benerly Cgezik and husband, Lawrence of Plains, Arlowyn Gunning and Dwight Brekke of Spokane, WA and Lloyd Brekke of Plains; brother, Arnold Jackson and wife, Betty of Missoula; sisters, Myrtle Nixon and Eleanor Felton and husband, Jack

of Chinook; seven grandchildren; 17 gteat-grandchildren; two great-grat-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

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