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The Life of Mary L. Brekke

Mary L. Brekke 1919 - 2014 | Obituary | Condolences [Mary L. Brekke Obituary] Mary L. Brekke Mary Brekke, 94, of Akron, died Tuesday, February 11, 2014 after a period of declining health. She was born in Montello, Wisconsin on June 27, 1919. She married the late Palmer Brekke on December 7, 1945, and resided in Akron for the past 60 years. Mary was the office manager of Belinky, Inc. for 20 years. Upon her retirement Mary was actively involved in Tuesday Musical, Akron Women''s City Club, St. Thomas Women''s Board and Coach House Theater. She truly enjoyed the people she met through these organizations as well as all the opportunities they afforded her to play bridge. Mary is survived by her beloved children, Karen (Rodger) Whaley of Worthington, Ohio, Paul Brekke of Barberton, Ohio, Molly (Leigh) Litchfield of Westford, Mass., and Karla (Jeff) Bell of Ellicott City, Md. Mary will be remembered with love by her grandchildren, Rob (Pinar) Whaley of Houston, Texas, Anne Whaley of Anthem, Ariz., and Laura Bell of Richmond, Va. The family will receive friends Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Hummel Funeral Home, 3475 Copley Rd., Copley. Funeral service will be held Monday, 11 a.m. at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment at Chestnut Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Senior Independence (Hospice), 1815 W. Market St., Suite 303, Akron, Ohio 44313 or Rockynol Retirement Community, 1150 W. Market St., Akron, OH 44313. Please visit www.hummelcares.com to share memories and condolences. 330-253-6126 logo Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Feb. 14, 2014 Share [Email this obituary] Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 3 "May our God of all comfort and peace be with your family..." Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Mary Brekke Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Mary Brekke Add a photo + Resources Send Sympathy Flowers Donate to Charity How To Submit An Obituary Find Advice and Support Funeral Etiquette Sympathy and Condolence Advice How to Write an Obituary Go back to today''s Obituaries for Akron Beacon Journal Back to today''s Obituaries Today in History Today in History A look at the lives and legacies of celebrities who died on this day. © Copyright 1999-2014 Legacy.com All Rights Reserved | Questions? Contact us | Search obituaries nationwide - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ohio/obituary.aspx?n=mary-l-brekke&pid=169668470&fhid=2978#sthash.tMwt6bnm.dpuf

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