Gerald Norman Brekke, age 85, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, in Winsted, MN.
He was born July 27, 1935, in Willow Lake, SD. Gerald was the son of Norman and Esther Brekke. He lived on the farm with his parents and sister Jeanne in Vienna, SD.
Gerald was united in marriage to Sharon Ann Reoh in 1956. Gerald and Sharon had two children.
He was a retail salesman for many years in Sioux Falls, SD, where he was very successful.
Gerald had many interests which included fishing, going to the lake cabin, and spending time with his family. He also liked to go to flea markets, where he sold jewelry.
Gerald is survived by his daughter, Pamela Brunner; and his son, Scott Brekke; seven grandchildren, Jason Campbell, Sarah Case, Adam (Amanda) Loch, Amanda Loch, Thomas Brekke, Zachary Brekke, Jennifer Brekke; eight great-grandchildren: Bailey, Kelsey, Logan, Lily, Carter, Xander, Lennox, and Max; and two great-great-grandchildren, Quinten and Olivia.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father; his sister, Jeanne; and several aunts, and uncles.
Services took place Feb. 20 at the Swanson-Peterson Funeral Chapel at 1 p.m. in Howard Lake, MN.
Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home and Cremation Services handled arrangements for the family, www.swansonpeterson.com, 320-543-3401.