Florence Mary Brennan
Brennan Florence Mary Brennan 8/26/1907-2/22/2003 Preceded in death by parents, Dennis and Minnie Brennan; sister, Gladys; brother, Gordon; niece, Jacqueline; nephew, Russell and niece's spouse, Michael Pohlod. Survived by sister-in-law, Claire Herold Brennan of DePere, WI; and nieces, Joleen Duda, Bloomington, MN, Janice Brennan (Gene Trotter), Surprise, AZ, June Lasee, Green Bay, WI, Mary Hillary, Denver, CO, Kathleen Pohlod, Milladore, WI; nephew, Gerald (Cathy) Brennan, St. Paul, MN and 13 grand nieces and nephews, and 7 great-grand nieces and nephews. Florence graduated from the St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing in Milwaukee in 1930, earned a B.S. degree in nursing education in 1937 and an M.A. degree in education in 1955 from the U of MN. She was an associate professor at the U of MN Nursing School until her retirement in 1973. During her nursing career, she consulted in Guatemala, taught at the Yale School of Nursing and at the University of Connecticut. She traveled extensively assisting in curriculum development for nursing programs. Mass of Christian Burial THURS., 11 AM at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church, 901 E. 90th St., Bloomington. Visitation one hour prior to Mass at the church. Interment at St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Morrison, WI, 2 pm Friday. Special thanks to the staff of The Episcopal Church Home for their loving care. Memorials preferred to the U of MN School of Nursing, The Episcopal Church Home, or donor's choice. O'Halloran & Murphy 651-698-0796
Published on February 25, 2003
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