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Jack Edward (John) Brazil


1931 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Jack Edward (John) Brazil Obituary
JACK EDWARD BRAZIL (JOHN) passed away on Dec. 19, 2016. Jack was born October 22, 1931 in San Francisco, CA. He attended Long Beach Poly High School in Long Beach, CA. He enlisted in the U.S. Army before graduating, and proudly served his country as a 1st Sgt. in the Korean Conflict. Upon his return, he obtained his High School Diploma. Jack worked as a driver, dispatcher, and then sales rep for Dean Van Lines. He moved from Long Beach to Riverside where he opened his own company, Brazil Van & Storage. He retired in 1989, sold his business, then spent the next 15 years or so traveling with his wife, Merilyn in their motorhome. Jack was an avid golfer, and many of his vacations were scheduled around golf tournaments and play at golf courses. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Merilyn Marie; his daughters, Katherine Ondechek, Erin LeBaron, Jacqueline Brazil and Kirsten Stuckey. A loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, he will be missed by all. Services will be held graveside at Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd. March Air Reserve Base on January 5th @ 10:15 am.
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Published in Press-Enterprise on Jan. 4, 2017
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