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Valhalla-Gaerdner-Holten Funeral Home and Valhalla Gardens

3412 Frank Scott Pkwy West, Belleville, IL

OBITUARY

Edward "Fibber" P. Brennfleck

July 30, 1937November 7, 2019
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Edward P. Brennfleck “Fibber”, 82, of Swansea, IL passed away November 7, 2019. He is preceded in death by his parents, Edmund and Mildred (nee Krosch) Brennfleck; stepmother, Amelia (nee Henken) Brennfleck; wife, Judith (nee Greenfield) Brennfleck; and his brother, Ronald Brennfleck. He is survived by his children, James (Nancy) Brennfleck and Tina Winter; grandchildren, Nicole, Nathan, Lindsey, and Meghann; great grandchildren, Hayden and Aksel; many nieces and nephews; wonderful friends and neighbors; and his best friend and companion, Gypsy.

Affectionately known by many nicknames including, Sonny, Fibber, Uncle Honey, and Bowling Bowl Head, he was a member of Local 101 Plumbers and Pipefitters for 64 years. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and gardening. Sonny will be missed.

Friends may visit on Monday, November 11, 2019 from 5-8 p.m. at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home. A committal service will be held on Tuesday, November 12 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home before private interment at Valhalla Gardens of Memory. Memorials are appreciated to Hospice of Southern IL and expressions of condolence may be offered at www.valhallagardensandfuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, November 11, 2019
  • Committal Service Tuesday, November 12, 2019
  • Private Interment Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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Edward "Fibber" P. Brennfleck

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Becky Drummond

November 10, 2019

My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I will always think of Ed every time I eat M&Ms or see a roll of pennies. He was always so kind to me and I will hold that near and dear to my heart.

Love,
Becky

Alan Yount

November 9, 2019

Tina,
I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad.:(. My thoughts and hopes of peace are with you honey. I was only fortunate enough to meet him on a few occasions, I regret that, he was a man I could have learned alot from. Rest in Peace Sonny..

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