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Joseph Michael Brennan passes away at age 68

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Joseph Michael Brennan died peacefully on March 17, 2018 at the age of 68.

He was born on February 28, 1950, in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Chesterton, Indiana, by his parents, George and Norma Brennan.

Joe served in the Navy and was a Vietnam Veteran, also doing tours of duty in New Zealand, Australia and Hong Kong.

Joe met his wife, Nancy, in California while he was stationed in Long Beach, California. They moved to Chesterton and raised their family there while Joe worked at Bethlehem Steel. He then went back to school at Purdue to pursue a degree and then went on to become a Pastor. Joe served in three parishes: First Trinity Lutheran Church in Pittsburgh, PA; Beautiful Savior in Broomfield, CO; and Risen Christ in Arvada, CO, before retiring in September 2017.

Joe is survived by his wife, Nancy; his four sons: Dennis (Becky), Daniel (Kate), Timothy (Theresa) and Stephen (Molly); six grandchildren (Grace, Lucy, Nora, Jack, Danny, and Lily) and his brothers and sisters (Michael, Susan, Sandra, Martin and Kevin), as well as 11 nieces and nephews.



Posted 4/6/2018




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