RICHARD A. BRENNAN, 85, of New Haven, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. He was born on May 29, 1929, in Wren, Ohio. Richard loved bowling and fishing. He retired from N&W Railroad and also worked construction. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post 2457 in New Haven and American Legion Post 377 in Woodburn. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Patricia; sons, James Park, Don (Karen) Brennan, John Murlin, James (Shelly) Murlin, Jerry Murlin, and Joe Murlin; daughters, Janice Tomlinson, Bonnie Monhollen, Joyce Brennan, and Janeen Brennan; 18 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchil dren; 10 great-great-grand children; brothers, Donald Brennan and David Lillich; and sisters, Alice Adams and Judy Bauerle. He was preceded in death by his sister, Betty Elzey. Service is 11 a.m. Monday, March 2, 2015, at Midwest Funeral Home & Cremation Society, 4602 Newaygo Road, with visitation one hour prior. Visitation is from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 1, 2015, at the funeral home. Memorials to Heartland Hospice or V.F.W. Post 2457. Arrangements by Midwest Funeral Home & Cremation Society.

POSTED: 02/26/15 at 6:53 am. FILED UNDER: Obits