Howard Charles Breen

September 1, 1934 ~ March 31, 2024

Howard Charles Breen, age 89, of Wyoming, passed away on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2024, surrounded by his family. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He retired after many years from Capital Express Truck Lines. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, always with his wife, Sharon. He also enjoyed spending time with his family at their “Shack” on Pleasant Lake. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 59 ½ years, Sharon; Barbara and Jeffrey Hoffius, Robert Howard and Kathleen Breen; grandchildren: Shelby Hoffius, Megan Hoffius (Miguel Arambula), Colton Hoffius; great grandchildren: Elijah; sister-in-law, Pat Nigg; brother-in-law, Gary (Kathleen) Schottke; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Neil and Pearl Breen; sisters: Joan and Joyce; brother, Richard. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home 4031 Clyde Park Ave SW, Wyoming with Pastor Dennis Gilbert. Relatives and friends may meet the family Thursday from 10:00 - 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Thursday, April 4

MKD - Wyoming
4031 Clyde Park Ave. SW
Wyoming, MI 49509

Phone: (616) 534-5417

Memorial Service
Thursday, April 4

MKD - Wyoming
4031 Clyde Park Ave. SW
Wyoming, MI 49509

Phone: (616) 534-5417

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April 09, 2024 8:03am
Sharon, My prayers are with you and your family. Sorry to hear of your loss, but glad Huck's suffering is over. Linda Bruinsma

- Linda Bruinsma

April 05, 2024 10:27am
Sharon, I am so sorry. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

- Wendy Kocher

April 01, 2024 7:47pm
Sharon , I’m very sorry to hear about Huck I remember him and you also fondly. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. By the way, that’s a great picture of him. Ellen Bartos Crow(Carol Marger’s sister)

- Ellen Crow

April 01, 2024 6:26pm
Sharon, Barb, and Bob. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. I definitely remember the family trips to the shack and the summer family vacations that we all took together they were a blast.Howard ( I remember him as Uncle Huck) will always be remembered as a great guy.

- Bryan Marger

April 01, 2024 2:15pm
Sharon, I am so very sorry for you loss. You and Howard were wonderful friends with Aunt Carol & Uncle Roy. He will be missed!

- Wendy Ludema

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