August "Gus" Brech


August 1, 1928 - June 10, 2010




August “Gus” Lawrence Brech was born August 1, 1928 to Peter and Katherine (Bracha) Brech at Milltown.  He grew up and attended school in Parkston and Mitchell.  He married LaVonne Jenney on February 18, 1950 in Mitchell.  He was in the construction business for over fifty years.  He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Moose and a lifelong member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church.  Gus enjoyed horses and spending time outdoors.

Gus is survived by one son, Daniel Brech, Mitchell; two daughters: Dixie Paganucci and husband, George of Cool, CA and Diane Goldston of Chamberlain; one brother, Leo Brech and one sister, Betty Boone, both of Mitchell; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, LaVonne, a son, David, a daughter, Debra and his parents, two brothers, Melvin and Doyle and three sisters, Gladys, Leona and Elsie.



Tuesday, June 15, 2010
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
Prayer Service ~ 7:00 PM
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Wednesday, June 16, 2010
11:00 AM
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
1412 W Cedar Ave
Mitchell, South Dakota


Calvary Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Colleen Tegels DeJong on June 15, 2010
Dixie, Diane,Dan,
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Remember the good times, and all the fun. He will be missed greatly, know He is with your Mom and is at peace. Sorry I am not in town to see you in person. Love to All, Colleen
Posted by Kim Butler on June 13, 2010
Diane, Mahra and Chris,
So sorry to hear about Grandpa guys....I just heard about this. I will get in touch with you tomarrow.

Our prayers are with you.
Posted by Charlie & Wanda Kobes on June 11, 2010
So sorry to hear about your Dad . He was really a great guy and also a great carpenter. He will be missed
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