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Jack Brenner

January 18, 1939 ~ November 5, 2017 (age 78)

            Jack Brenner, age 78, a resident of Portland, passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. 

            Jack was born on January 18, 1939, in Dunkirk, Indiana the son of Clarence and Catherine (Elliott) Brenner.  He worked for Indiana Glass in Dunkirk for 26 years and St. John Catholic Church in Hartford City.  Jack was a handyman who was able to fix about everything with a little ingenuity.  He married Vada Arnold on October 13, 1957 and she passed away on January 13, 1986.  He later married Ruth Arnold on April 26, 1986 and she passed away on April 23, 2017. 

            Survivors include: 

            1 son:  Michael Brenner (fiancé Annette Stults) – Portland, Indiana

            3 daughters:  Rhonda Henry (husband Mike) – Portland, Indiana

                                Rhoda Feierstein (husband Howard) – Florence, Arizona

                                Becky Keen – Florence, Arizona

           6 sisters:  Betty Sargent (husband Jerry) – Hartford City, Indiana

                            Mary Smith (husband Bob) – Dunkirk, Indiana

                            Vera Wallace – Kokomo, Indiana

                            Nancy Hobson – Muncie, Indiana

                            Anna Carroll (husband Bob) – Hartford City, Indiana

                            Agnes Day (husband Bill) – Fort Wayne, Indiana

            3 brothers:  Bob Brenner (wife Kathy) – Portland, Indiana

                               Tex Brenner (wife Sharon) – Hartford City, Indiana

                               Russell Brenner (wife Vicky) – Kentucky

            10 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and 1 great-great granddaughter

            Private services will be held at a later date. 

            Arrangements by Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home in Portland. 


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