Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waupaca, with the Rev. Jennifer DeNetz officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Oak Hill Cemetery in Neenah.
Visitation will be at the church from 11 a.m. Monday until the services.
A memorial fund has been established in his name.
Lewin Funeral Home of Fremont assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at lewinfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Brekke was born April 21, 1934, in Wausau, a son of the late Andrew and Genevieve (Kopchinski) Brekke. He graduated from Cudahy High School in 1952, and then attended University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from 1952 to 1955.
He went on to work in the drywall trade for 40 years until retiring.
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Waupaca.
Survivors include his wife, Karla; two sons, Kevin (Karla), Edgerton, and Kenneth (Brenda), Plover; three daughters, Karen (Ray) Kasper, Lexington, Ky., Kristine (Mark) Kranski, Custer, and Kathleen (Dennis) Westaby, La Crosse; one stepdaughter, Jessica (Gary) Cowan, Appleton; one sister, Genny Brekke, Milwaukee; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; his stepmother, Leona Brekke, Cushing; two stepbrothers, David and Sidney Lund; and one stepsister, Lois Andree.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald and Robert; one half-brother, Andy; and one grandson.