LAKE SHORE - JoAnn "Jackie" (Brekken) Gilbertson, age 75, resident of Lake Shore, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007, at St. Cloud Hospital. Jackie was born in Little Falls, Minn., Sept. 14, 1932, to Harry and Bessie (Pierzina) Posch. She married Howard C. Gilbertson Oct. 7, 1982, in Paulsbo, Wash. Jackie and Howard had been residents of Bloomington prior to moving to Lake Shore 25 years ago. She was a member of St. Christopher's Catholic Church in Nisswa.
Survivors include her husband, Howard; sons, Scott (Deb) Brekken and Jeffrey (Deb) Brekken; stepchildren, Vicky (Harold) Bahner, Linda (Gregory) Stetler and Sherry (James) Allmon; grandchildren, Katelin, Jacob, Michael, Katie, Kristin, Heather, Tony, Tim, Troy and Karissa; great-grandchildren, William, Audrey, Tanner, Jayce, Andy, Aaron and Aiden.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Floyd Pierzina and Roger Posch.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2007, at St. Christopher's Catholic Church in Nisswa with Father George Zeck officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday with parish prayers at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Christopher's Church.
Arrangements by Nelson-Doran Funeral Home in Brainerd.
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