In Memory Of


Palm Desert, California

Apr 24, 1921 - May 3, 2013 (Age 92)

Guest Book

May 12, 2013

Dear Kristin,
Fred & I were so fortunate to have known John in his good health. You were among the first couples we played golf with at Avondale. He was the sweetest, dearest man ever. God bless you for your steadfast devotion to him. Our hearts go out to you and your family. Love and sympathy,

Fred & Marty Mauck

jim and ethel o'shaunecy

May 11, 2013 | Palm Desert, CA

We are very sorry for your loss. John was a great guy and one of our very favorite people as we cared for him a great deal. We wish there were wordsto comfort you and make you feel better. If there is anything we can do for you, please let us know. May God bless you. Jim & Ethel

bill and rose challenger

May 11, 2013 | Palm Desert, CA

We are thinking of you, Kristin. John was such a happy person, and we admire what an angel you were in his care over the past few years. We send you comfort, hugs and love.

May 11, 2013

May you continue to feel the love and support of family and friends as you celebrate a life that was well lived.

C Johnson

May 11, 2013

A great guy and a great golf partner - Jim Brennwald, La Quinta, CA

linda & tony bianco

May 11, 2013 | Palm Desert, CA

Dear Kristin and family; We will miss John so very much - he was a valued friend at Avondale Golf Club - such a sweet, wonderful gentleman always with a beautiful smile. We treasure your friendship, Kristin, and wish you all peace and comfort. With love and sympathy....

robert werth

May 10, 2013 | Lincolnshire, IL

John was a great golf companion. He always seemed to have an upbeat approval of most things.
May God' presence give you the strength to carry on.
Bob Werth

louise hough & pat flynn

May 08, 2013 | Lake Forest, IL

was so sad to hear about your husband.


May 08, 2013 | Illinois

I offer my condolences to the Brennan family and friends. May the God of all comfort be with you.


John's Obituary

John E. Brennan, 92, of Lake Forest, IL and Palm Desert, CA, formerly of Chicago, died May 3, 2013 in Palm Desert. Founder of Brennan Equipment & Manufacturing in Joliet, Ill. in 1956. Born April 24, 1921 in Marysville, Kansas and moved to the Lincoln Park/DePaul area of Chicago on Belden...

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