John "Jack" Brickzin Jr.John “Jack” Brickzin Jr, age 64 of Thompson, ND passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 26, 2013 at his home.
Jack G. Brickzin Jr. was born on June 29, 1948 in Mahnomen, MN the son of John and Lillian (Schroeder) Brickzin. Jack grew up in East Grand Forks, MN and he attended school at Sacred Heart Catholic School, graduating with the Class of 1966. In 1968 he joined the United States Army where he was deployed to Germany being honorably discharged in 1970. On October 16, 1971 he married the love of his life June Achen at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, East Grand Forks. He began his electrical career with 3-Star Electric of Grand Forks, followed by Viking Electric. In 1982 he became an electrician for the Grand Forks Public Schools, where he eventually became the Master Electrician. Jack was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He was a Past Commander of the East Grand Forks American Legion and also a member of the EGF VFW.