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Stewart Brekke

December 28, 1941 — July 16, 2023

Downers Grove

Stewert Brekke, 81, of Downers Grove formerly of Chicagos Austin neighborhood at rest July 16th, 2023. Loving brother of Nancy Christine Brekke. Dear cousin of Sharon Rosenthal and Barbara Gironda.

Stewert received his BA  from University of Illinois 1965, Master of Arts Wayne State, Master of Science in Education Purdue University 1987, and Doctor of Philosophy International University for Graduate Studies 2012. He also taught for 30 years  at Chicago Public Schools teaching Physics & Chemistry. His professional affiliations include Illinois State Academy of Science, American Association of Physics Teachers, American Physical Society, Purdue Alumni Association, Nature Conservatory, and the Sierra Club. He was a lover of classical music and loved to tell jokes.

A memorial service will be held at a later date/time.



Arrangements entrusted to Chicagoland Cremation Options of Schiller Park, IL

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