Michael Joseph Breeggemann, 70
Mike was born August 13, 1947, in Shakopee, Minnesota, to Frank and Dorothy (Grommesch) Breeggemann. Mike grew up in Minnesota, moved to Texas in 1985, and passed away in Industry, Texas, on Friday, March 30, 2018.
Mike was a professional horse trainer for 50 years. He was a member of the Texas American Saddle Horse Association and the United Professional Horse Association. In 2018, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame of Texas American Saddle Horse Association. Mike was a member of the Knights of Columbus and Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Industry, Texas.
Mike loved being outdoors, whether it was woodworking, gardening or fishing. But most of all, he loved spending time with his grandkids, especially watching Chase play his guitar.
On May 11, 1968, he was united in marriage to Judy Ann Andrist in Jordan, Minnesota. Together they had two children, Lisa and Jim. Judy passed away in 1993. Mike married Emma Fain on September 26, 1997.
He is survived by his wife: Emma Breeggemann of Cleveland, Texas; son: Jim Breeggemann and his wife, Kelly, of Boonville, Missouri; daughter: Lisa Galle and her husband, Brett, of New Ulm, Texas; step-son: Ray Fain and his wife, Kandie, of Liberty, Texas; step-son: Kevin Fain of Cleveland, Texas; grandchildren: Dillon, Dayton, Jessie Ray, Caleb Allen, Jacob Allen, Kevin and Keylee; siblings: Patricia Kness and her husband, Lee, of Brandenton, Florida, Ruth Klehr of Jordan, Minnesota, Anna Walerius and her husband, Tom, of Plymoth, Minnesota, Richard Breeggemann and his wife, Linda, of Shakopee, Minnesota, Sherry Poppler of Shakopee, Minnesota and Cindy Soller and her husband, Mark, Jordan, Minnesota; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Michael was preceded in death by his first wife, Judy Ann Breeggemann, parents, Frank and Dorothy Breeggemann and two brothers: Bob Breeggemann and Tom Breeggemann.
Friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the:
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, P.O. Box 808, Bellville, Texas 77418