John A. ‘Jack’ Bretsnyder, age 94, of Punta Gorda, Florida, formerly of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on February 27th, 2013

bretsnyderJOHN A. ‘JACK’ BRETSNYDER, age 94, of Punta Gorda, Florida, died February 24 in Florida.

Mr. Bretsnyder is survived by four children, Glen (Sharon), Tom (Denise), Lynn Bretsnyder, and William (Kimberly); eight (8) grandchildren; and seven (7) great-grandchildren.
Mr. Bretsnyder is preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Marjorie, nee Bolte; and his son, Larry.

Jack was born April 1, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois. He was well known in the Lombard and suburban areas of Chicago for his home building business and his real estate ventures. Jack was a U.S. Veteran having served from 1944-1945.

Jack’s chuckling smile will remain embraced with us always! Jack’s final words were ‘I did my best and I am happy!’.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Sunday at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.

Funeral Service will be held Monday at 10 AM at Brust Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Bretsnyder will peacefully lay to rest next to his wife, Marjorie, and his son, Larry at Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.

 

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