July 2, 1922 - September 26, 2014
Gorden Leo Breczinski, age 92, of Marshall, passed away Friday, September 26, 2014, at Granite Falls Manor Care Center in Granite Falls. Memorial services are Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 10:30 A.M., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Cottonwood, Minnesota, with interment following in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday, September 29, from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall. Parish prayers are scheduled for 7:30 P.M. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service on Tuesday, from 9:30 – 10:30 A.M., at the church. Clergy Officiating: Father Jack Nordick Organist: Brenda Byrnes Congregational Hymns: “Here I Am Lord,” “For The Beauty Of The Earth,” “Precious Lord, Take My Hand,” “O Living God,” “Soon and Very Soon” Gorden Leo Breczinski was born on July 2, 1922, in Stanley Township, Lyon County, Minnesota. He was the son of Paul and Mary (Frisch) Breczinski. Gorden was baptized, confirmed, and received his first communion at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. He attended Lyon County schools. He went on to help his parents on the farm. On September 15, 1952, Gorden was united in marriage to Rachel Ford at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. The couple shared just over 62 years of marriage and had 6 children. In addition to being a hardworking farmer, Gorden also sold seed for Trojan and then Keltgen, worked as a phone lineman, volunteered to drive for Western Community Action, and was named Lyon County’s Outstanding Senior Citizen. He served on the Lyon County Fair Board, was a Lyon County 4-H Director, a Grand Knight and treasurer of the Knights of Columbus, and a Eucharistic Minister. Gorden was an active volunteer for Friends of the Library and was an avid blood donor. Gorden truly enjoyed farming and his Oliver equipment. His other hobbies included fishing, water skiing, hunting, dancing, reading, and was known to be able to fix almost anything. Gorden died on Friday, September 26, 2014, at the age of 92 years, 2 months and 24 days. Blessed be his memory. Gorden is survived by his loving wife, Rachel Breczinski of Marshall, 6 children, Gerald Breczinski of Blaine, MN, Debra (Richard) Banks of Vienna, VA, James (Carol) Breczinski of Minnetonka, MN, John (Jill) Breczinski of Golden Valley, MN, Brian (Kyoko) Breczinski of Lewisberg, PA, Patrick Breczinski of Crystal, MN; 10 grandchildren, Jennifer, Erik, Kristin (James), Mara, Christopher, Lora, William (Chloe), Stuart, Phillip, Katherine; great-grandson, Zachary; brother, Julius (Rosemarie) Breczinski of Fredrick, MD; sister-in-law, Loretta Breczinski of Marshall; nephews, nieces, other relatives and many friends. Gorden is preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Mary Breczinski; siblings, Cecil Breczinski, Eileen St. Aubin, Andrew Breczinski, Everett Breczinski, Anthony Breczinski, and Alfred Breczinski.
Gorden Leo Breczinski, age 92, of Marshall, passed away Friday, September 26, 2014, at Granite Falls Manor Care Center in Granite Falls. Memorial services are Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 10:30 A.M., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Cottonwood,... View Obituary & Service Information
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