Jackie Jean Breen, age 73, of Montgomery, died Sunday, June 21, 2015, at her home.
Visitation will take place Monday, July 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery, followed by a memorial service at 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date.
Arrangements are with the Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery; (507) 364-7929; www.schoenbauerfuneralhome.com.
Jackie was born April 13, 1942, in Viborg, SD, to Kenneth and Lucille (Friman) Lineback.
She graduated from Viborg High School, and attended a business school in Sioux Falls, SD.
Jackie was united in marriage to Franklin G. Breen Aug. 19, 1961, in Viborg, SD.
Jackie played and taught piano for over 38 years, along with accompanying several students during their vocal and instrumental solos. She did sewing for prom and weddings, making wedding dresses, bridesmaids and flower girl dresses, and tuxes for boys.
She also enjoyed cooking and baking, especially making cinnamon and caramel rolls for her grandsons and making cupcakes with her granddaughter. She also made very hot chili.
Jackie enjoyed visiting her granddaughter in Alaska, and going to her grandchildren’s activities.
She is survived by her husband, Frank Breen of Montgomery; children, Gary Breen of Fairbanks, AK, and Terri (Frank) Orzolek of Darwin; grandchildren Mark and Steven Orzolek, and Greer Breen; special family member, Mark Kotek of Shakopee; and siblings Bobbie Evenson of Apple Valley, and Dick (Ona) Lineback of Sioux Falls, SD.
She was preceded in death by her parents.