William Brietzke

Tomb Relief

Tomb Dates

Dec 1972 - Oct 1973

Home City / State

Rogers City, MI

Current City / State

Rogers City, MI


William "Bill" BRIETZKE, 53, of Rogers City, Michigan, entered into eternal rest on September 14, 2005. He was born on September 4, 1952 in Rogers City, Michigan. He was a Veteran of the United States Army having served as a Tomb Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. He graduated from Rogers City High School in 1970, and from Wayne State University in 1988 with a degree in Mortuary Science. He owned and operated the Bill Brietzke Funeral Home in Rogers City. He was survived by his wife Gwen Brietzke; children Haley, Megan, and Alec; mother Beatrice Schalk (Ralph) of Hawks, Michigan; brothers Robert (Janet) of Rogers City, Richard (Andrea) of Jackson, Michigan, and David (Jennine) of Saginaw, Michigan; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father Henry August Brietzke. Burial in Faith Cemetery, Hawks, Michigan.

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