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Jeffrey A. Breyne


Jeffrey Breyne
Jeffrey Breyne

SENECA — Jeffrey A. Breyne, 60, of Seneca, formerly of Wenona, passed away peacefully on May 4, 2018, surrounded by his family in Morris Hospital.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Mary’s Church in Wenona with the Franciscan Friars officiating. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hurst Funeral Home in Wenona. Additional visitation will be in the church on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services.

Jeff was born in Spring Valley on July 28, 1957, to Leonard and Anita (Gualandi) Breyne. He married Debra Thibodeaux on Sept. 24, 1988. Jeff worked for Union Ironworkers Local No. 393 and then TyJax Ironworks. He enjoyed the outdoors, working in his yard, and gardening. Jeff treasured his time spent with his two grandsons.

Jeff is survived by his wife Debra, of Seneca; mother, Anita Breyne, of Rutland; four children, Jessica (Barry) Stech, of Minonk, Zachary, Monica, and Leah Breyne, all of Seneca; two grandsons, Ryan and Elliott Stech; two brothers, Mike (Nancy) Breyne, of Wenona, and Leo (Juanita) Breyne, of Rutland; one sister, Michelle Berg, of Mendota; nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard; and one son, Jacob.

Online condolences may be viewed and remembrances shared at

Hurst Funeral Homes

405 S. Oak St., Wenona, IL 61377


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