Tony Breske

Tony Breske

November 2nd, 1974 - September 4th, 2019
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Tony Breske, 44, of Waverly, SD, passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 north of Marshall, MN as a result of an automobile accident.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Monday, September 9, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church in Watertown with Reverend Elmer Brinkman officiating. There will be congregational singing accompanied by Kathy Granquist.

Visitation will be from 2:00-6:00 p.m., Sunday, September 8th at the Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel in Watertown.

Burial will be at Esterly Cemetery near Florence, SD.

Honorary Pallbearers will be all of Tony's nieces and nephews.

Active Pallbearers will be Danny Busskohl, Chad Busskohl, Randy Busskohl, LeRoy Lewandowski, Duane Lewandowski and Ben Brandsrud.

Tony David Breske, son of Harry and Margaret (Schmig) Breske was born on November 2, 1974 in Sisseton, SD. He grew up on a farm northwest of Summit until 1992, when he and his parents moved into Summit. He graduated from Summit High School in 1993 and then moved to Watertown.

On August 30, 1997, Tony was united in marriage to Gwen Maag at the Grace Lutheran Church in Watertown. Tony worked at Medallion homes until 2003 when he went to work for Persona. Tony and Gwen moved to an acreage in 2004 where they have lived ever since.

Tony loved spending time with his family and friends and helping his neighbors. He enjoyed driving in the mud drags, working cattle, playing cards, riding his 4-wheeler and shooting guns.

Cherishing Tony's memory are his wife, Gwen of Watertown; his children, Lily, Colin and Breanna of Watertown; his sisters and brother, May (Galen) Gibson of Webster, Larry Breske of Summit, and Lisa (Larry) Erickson, Linda (Tom) Fitting and Debra Breske all of Watertown; a sister-in-law, Bernadine Breske of Yankton; his mother-in-law, Judy Maag of Florence; a sister-in-law, Rose (Ted) Derby of Watertown; and his nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Ed and Gene Breske; one sister, Jean Carol; his nephew, David Breske: and his father-in-law, Victor Maag.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday September 8th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Sunday September 8th, 2019 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel
    1111 4th St NE
    WATERTOWN, SD 57201
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  • Service

    Monday September 9th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Monday September 9th, 2019 1:00pm
    First United Methodist Church
    4 2nd Ave SE
    WATERTOWN, SD 57201
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  • Interment

    Esterly Cemetery
    FLORENCE, SD 57235
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Shannon Dorsett and Family and Tina Waege and Ross Olson (Pizza Ranch) sent flowers to the family of Tony Breske.
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Larry & Lois Keizer

Posted at 08:03pm
Our Sincere Christian Sympathy to the Breske family. Larry & Lois Keizer

ali kranz

Posted at 01:52am
Sending prayers for the Breske family. Gwen, Lily, Colin, and Breanna were lucky to have such an amazing husband, father and role model. Stay strong and keep your heads up you are all amazing people!

Shannon Dorsett and Family

Posted at 02:17pm
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Tina Waege and Ross Olson (Pizza Ranch)

Posted at 03:24pm
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Dawn Mandery

Posted at 02:17pm
I’m so sorry Derrick and Crystal for your loss! So hard to lose a father! Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and the days ahead!

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