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James E. Brede

January 19, 1942 - May 12, 2013
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James "Jim" E. Brede, 71, born, January 19, 1942 in Belleville, Illinois, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at his residence in Belleville, Illinois James was a retired Lieutenant with the Belleville Police Department. James received numerous awards, certificates and achievements during his years on the force. James was a loving and devoted husband, father and grand father. He was the owner of The Lincoln Jug for over twenty years. Owner of Brede Apartments. He owned and operated Brede Photography, Taking new born babies pictures at Memorial Hospital, St. Elizabeth's Hospital and at Scott Air Force Base. He was a member of the...
James "Jim" E. Brede, 71, born, January 19, 1942 in Belleville, Illinois, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at his residence in Belleville, Illinois
James was a retired Lieutenant with the Belleville Police Department. James received numerous awards, certificates and achievements during his years on the force. James was a loving and devoted husband, father and grand father. He was the owner of The Lincoln Jug for over twenty years. Owner of Brede Apartments. He owned and operated Brede Photography, Taking new born babies pictures at Memorial Hospital, St. Elizabeth's Hospital and at Scott Air Force Base. He was a member of the Belleville Elks Lodge #1241, Masonic Lodge #54, The Belleville Police Protective Association. He served as Chairman of the Belleville Police and Fire Commission, served on the Finance Counsel at Cathedral Church, Chairman of the Belleville Mental Health Foundation Board, Board member of the St. Clair County Public Building Commission,
James was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley O. and Cleola, nee Day, Brede.
Surviving are his loving wife, Lana, nee Fulte, Brede whom he married on March 10, 1990; Children, James S. (Lori) Brede, David A. Brede, Deborah (David) Scobbie and Leigha M. (Ryan Barklage) Brede; grand children, Jennifer Curtis, Steven J. Brede, Sarah C. Brede, Alexis Brede, Nicholas Brede, Kayla Brede and one on the way, Sophie Rae Barklage; great grandchild, Ashton J. Brede and a mother in Law, Cecilia A. Fulte whom he loved and adored. Also, survived by his first wife, Beverly J. Brede.
Memorials in James memory may be made to the or to the Spencer Pet Rescue Shelter. Online condolences maybe expressed to the family at www.valhallagardensandfuneralhome.com
Visitation: friends may call from 3 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois
Funeral: Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home, interment will be held in Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, Illinois
Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois

"Lana, Jim, Debbie and other family. Please accept my sympathies on the loss of your dear loved one. I first met Jim well over 30 years ago when I started..." Larry McLean (Belleville, IL)

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