JOHN E. BREIT, 72 SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – John E. Breit, 72, formerly of Rockford, Ill., was born Aug. 26, 1939, son of Jack and Veva Breit. He was called home to the Lord Saturday, April 7, 2012, after a long illness. John was a firefighter in the City of Rockford for more than 25 years, retiring as a captain from Station 7. Survived by children, Jack Breit (Darlene), Sally Burdick (Mike), Jerry Breit, Sharen Chavira (Bart), Jeff Breit (Marti), Jim Breit, Jamie Burdick (Marla) and Lana Gregg (Jo); several grandchildren, great-grand children, nieces and nephews.

John Breit, Captain
Rockford Fire Department
Years In Service: 25