Pearl Irene Brennan, 90

Published 7:01 am Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Pearl Irene Brennan, 90, of Austin, Minnesota, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, at Field Crest Care Center in Hayfield, Minnesota.

Pearl Irene Brennan, 90

Pearl was born March 19, 1929, to Paul and Ruth (Beck) Tucker. She attended school in Brownsdale, Minnesota, through eighth grade and graduated from Austin High School in 1947. Pearl married Jack Brennan on April 23, 1950. She worked for the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company and was a Mary Kay consultant for 15 years.

Pearl enjoyed meeting people. She developed many friendships as a Red Cross volunteer for 40 years and as a member of the Hospital Auxiliary. She and Jack were active members of Fellowship Methodist Church and were later members of First United Methodist Church. She made hundreds of baby blankets for newborns and numerous lap robes for disabled veterans. She was part of a Lyme Disease support group for many years.

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She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Ruth Tucker; husband, Jack, in 2011; daughter-in-law, Kathy; and siblings, Ronald Tucker, Jerry Tucker, Karen Tucker and Glenn Tucker. Pearl is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff (Joann) Brennan, Waseca, Minnesota, John Brennan, Custer, South Dakota, and Scott Brennan (Mary Parks), Duluth, Minnesota; daughter, Sue Brennan (Mark Elko), Minneapolis, Minnesota; grandchildren, Matthew (Julie) Hanson, William (Liz) Hanson, David (Nicole) Brennan, Cody Brennan and Jack Parks Brennan; great-grandchildren, Kali Brennan, Maya Hanson, Amelia Hanson and Ella Hanson; brothers, Bill Tucker, Two Harbors, Minnesota, and David (Susie) Tucker, Austin; sisters, Helen Chapman, Hayfield, Marlys (Wayne) Harvey, Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, and Pat (Bob) Carlin, Mounds View, Minnesota; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary with the Rev. Dr. Donna Dempewolf officiating. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be at a later date in the Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to the Lyme Disease Foundation.