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Jack R. Bredahl

Published March 05,2023

Obituary's Biography:

Jack R. Bredahl, 83, of Grayslake, IL, was born April 21, 1939 in Milford, IA and passed away on March 2, 2023.  Jack was the loving husband of Ann for 64 years, loving father to Michael (Joan) and Mark (Lourdes); grandfather to Lyndsay (Scott) Felix, Gwendolyn and Christian Bredahl; great-grandfather to Anabel, Isaiah, Antonio, and Lorenzo Felix.  He was found by and acquainted to his half-brother Wayne Smith in recent years.

He was preceded in death by his parents Herbert and Mabel Bredahl, his grandparents Ernest and Alene Reed and Minnie Bredahl, and assorted aunts, uncles, and cousins

Jack was a credit manager of Quill (later Staples) for the last 28 years of his working career.  He achieved his lifetime goal of living on the water by acquiring a home in Three Lakes, WI area on Planting Ground Lake where he spent a decade or so after retirement fishing, boating, and enjoying living in the beautiful north woods.  He enjoyed having family and friends visit him there. 

All arrangements were held privately and entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. Memorials may be sent to Tunnel to Towers 2361 Hylan Blvd. Staten Island, NY 10306.

 For more information, please call (847) 223-8122 or visit www.StrangFuneral.org

2 replies on “Jack R. Bredahl”

  1. I am so sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. It is so difficult to lose a loved one. May God guide you and comfort you through this most difficult time.
    My deepest sympathy to you, Ann, and your family,
    Elaine Enderson

  2. Dearest Ann & Family, so very sorry to find out regarding Jack’s passing. It was a pleasure working with him at Quill. Jack was very kind and gentle man. He was a class act and so respectful to others. Sending prayers and love to all of you. Take care and God Bless you. With our love, Penny & George Bailitz

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