Emily R. Brege, 92, of Belknap Township passed away Friday morning June 5, 2020, at Medilodge of Hillman.
The daughter of Max and Alice (Fauble) Rex was born on April 17, 1928 in Belknap Township on the family farm. She married Clarence Brege on May 10, 1947 in Belknap Township, where they also made their home together. She was a member of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church.
Emily was preceded in death by her husband Clarence in 1986, an infant daughter Beverly in 1953, a son Harlo in 1990, 2 sisters Grace Henry and Clara Oja, a brother Max Rex, a great-grandson Cody, 2 great-granddaughters Estrella and Manasseh, and a son-in-law Robert Luebke.
Surviving are a daughter Althea (Stephen) Hein of Hawks, a son Clyde of Elsie; a granddaughter Annette (James) Cherrette, a grandson Leo Luebke; 7 great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Tuesday June 9, 2020 at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church from 11:00 a.m. until the 1:00 p.m. Funeral with Pastor Boerger officiating. Burial will follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery. Online condolences can be sent to Hentkowskifuneral.com.
Memorials are suggested to a charity of friend’s choice or St. Michael’s Lutheran Church.