Terry Joseph Brennan, 79, of Falls City, passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017, at the Falls City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Falls City. Terry was born on May 24, 1938, in Canton, MO to Louis and Maxine (Charbonneau) Brennan.
He grew up in Falls City and graduated from Sacred Heart High School with the class of 1956. Terry later attended St. Benedictine College in Atchison, KS, receiving a degree in 1962. After his schooling, Terry enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served his country from May 1, 1962 until being honorably discharged on March 23,1964.
He continued his service to his country by serving in the National Guard for twenty-five years earning the rank of SSGT. Terry worked for twenty years as a repertory therapist for Community Medical Center in Falls City and was also self-employed working for TPK Home Oxygen. He was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, the Elks Club, and the American Legion. Terry was also an avid outdoorsman who especially enjoyed deer hunting.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Dr. Richard Brennan and Patrick Brennan, and sister-in-law Sharon Brennan.
Terry is survived by his sons: Chris (Katrina) Brennan of Superior, WI; Ryan Brennan of Las Vegas, NV; granddaughter Elora Brennan of Superior, WI; brothers: Michael Brennan of Clearwater, FL; sisters-in-law: Marsha Brennan of Nebraska City, NE; Rita Brennan of St. Joseph, MO; and other relatives and friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 9, 2017, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Falls City with Father Thomas Dunavan officiating. Visitation was held from noon to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at the Hall Funeral Chapel in Falls City.
Interment was at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Rulo, with full military honors conducted by the Falls City American Legion Post # 102 and the U.S. Naval Honor Guard. Memorial contributions are suggested to the family’s choice with a later designation.