The funeral for John J. “Jack” Brummond will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 9, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Havana, ND, with Rev. Nicholas Rohde officiating. Spring interment will be in the Havana Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour preceding the funeral at the church.

His arrangements have been entrusted to the Price Funeral Chapel of Britton.

John Jordan (Jack) Brummond was born on July 4, 1932, in Britton to John H. and Mildred (Jordan) Brummond. He died on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at Wheatcrest Hills in Britton at the age of 86.

Jack grew up in Havana on the family farm homesteaded by his grandfather, Carl Brummond, in 1882. He graduated from Havana High School in 1950 and from NDSU (NDAC) in 1954 majoring in Agricultural Education. He was a member of ROTC and Theta Chi Fraternity. Jack was an officer in the U. S. Army Chemical Corp serving two years in Germany (1954-1956).

In 1956-57 Jack taught Vocational Agriculture in Britton, where he met Beverly Turner who was teaching Home Economics there. John and Beverly were united in marriage on July 10, 1957, in Faulkton, SD. Following marriage John and Beverly moved to Middle River, MN, where they both taught school. They moved back to Havana in 1961 to take over the family farm. The farm was honored as a ND Centennial Farm. Jack and Bev received the Outstanding County Agriculturalist award.

Jack was very active in his community. He served on the Sargent Central School Board, Sargent County District Board of Health and the Rutland Elevator Board. He taught the Sargent County Veterans Agriculture class. Jack was a member of the Havana Congregational Church, the American Legion, and a life member of the VFW.

Jack was an avid card player. He met many friends playing Bridge, Pinochle, and Texas Hold ‘Em. He also enjoyed visiting at the local cafes over coffee and cookies.

Jack is survived by his wife, Beverly; three children, Kimberley (Shelley Quandt) of Dickinson, ND, Bradley (Susan) of Park River, ND, and Boyd (Teresa) of Havana, ND; and six grandchildren, Jordan, Andrew, Gretchen, Turner, Hannah, and Jon Carl.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Rose Marie.

Condolences may be directed to the family in care of Boyd Brummond, 13369 102nd St.SE, Havana, SD 57430.

An online guestbook and obituary are available at

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