Terrill Brenno born August 2, 1950 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Rugby, North Dakota died on June 20, 2021 at Trinity hospital in Minot, North Dakota. Parents were Doreen and Herman Brenno. Terrill was raised in Fillmore, N.D. where he attended school until grade 8. He chose to attend Rugby High School. While in High School he was privileged to be part of the rock band The Wonders of Confusion. He treasured every moment of the time he spent with the band. After High School he attended the University of North Dakota where he met his wife Gerry. They married in 1972. After earning his degree Terry and Gerry moved to Devils Lake, N.D. where he worked as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor. In this time the Brenno family expanded to five adding three wonderful children: Jennifer, Jon, and Jared. Terry continued his work helping others through his employment with Lake Region Corporation working with adults with special needs. He eventually was appointed Chief Executive Officer. After several years there he decided to become a Nursing Home Administrator. Terry and Gerry moved back to Rugby in 2004 and he became the Nursing Home Administrator at Dunseith Community Nursing home and worked there until his death. He strived to ensure the safety and happiness of the nursing home residents.
Terry continued with his music by connecting with former Rugby musicians forming the band Selective Memory which was a great source of pride for him.
Terry is survived by his wife Gerry, daughter Jennifer Ivers and grandson Evan, son Jared, his wife Katie and grandson Matthew. He will join his son Jon and dog Roy. He will be missed by many… he was a force to be reckoned with.
Memorial service will be held on June 17,2021 at the Rugby Eagles Club.
Posted online on June 28, 2021