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James (Jim) William Brennan

January 7, 1935 — October 7, 2019

James (Jim) W. Brennan Sr. - Jim was a Korean war veteran, he excelled in the field of sales, specifically for the moving industry.  He held key positions for the major van lines throughout his long career.  He was an avid car buff, knowing the makes, models and characteristics of nearly all the brands.  He traveled extensively for his job and then by choice in his leisure time.  He will be dearly missed.


Jim is survived by his wife Arlene, of 61 years, his children James Jr., Teresa (Brennan) Elson, Cathy (Brennan) Becker and her spouse Gary, Joseph and his spouse Sandi (Russell), 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents Edward Sr. and Katherine Brennan and his beloved brother Edward Jr. 

Funeral Mass will be celebrated October 10, 2019 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Somonauk, IL at 10:00 a.m. with Fr. Kevin Butler celebrant. Private burial will be held next week at St. Michael's Cemetery Wheaton, IL

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

320 S Depot St, Somonauk, IL 60552

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