HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                                                            September 6, 1988

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Pearl A. Brekke

  HARLEM - Pearl A. Brekke, 83, died Sunday in a Havre hospital.

  A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Harlem Methodist Church, with burial in Harlem

Cemetery.

  She was born in 1904 in Jackson, S.D., and moved with her parents to the Turner area in 1911. She attend­ed rural schools, graduating from Harlem High School before atten­ding college in Dillon. She taught one year at Coburg.

  In 1927 she married Olaf Brekke in Havre.

  He died in l978. 

  She had lived at the couple's home in Harlem for 55 years.

  Survivors include sons, Berwyn of Houston and Truman of Chinook; daughters, Helen Thompson of Lakeside, and Phyllis Heilig and Marjorie  Hickel  of  Turner; brothers, Melvin Jackson of Turner, and Arnold Jackson of Kalispil; sisters, Carrie Brekke of Plains, Myrtle Nixon of Harlem and Eleanor Felton of Chinook; a step-sister, Miriam Lind of Cut Bank; a stepbrother,  Charles Hewitt of Wilsall; 18 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

  She was preceded in death by three brothers two sisters and a grandchild.

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