Nov. 17, 1940-May 5, 2012
CWO4 William Charles "Bill" Brieske, Retired U.S. Navy, 71, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Wake Medical Center.
Bill was born in Plymouth, Wis., on Nov. 17, 1940, to the late Ewald and Adeline M. Brieske. He served in the United States Navy with 32 years of distinguished service to his country.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 8, 2012, from 6-7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a funeral service at 7 p.m. in the chapel with the Rev. Jerry Mitchell officiating. Interment with full military honors will be held at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery. The family, at other times, will be at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, 104 Broughton Place, LaGrange.
Bill is survived by his wife, Jean Brieske; his children, Rosalie Cobb and husband, Chad, Sharon Schmidt and husband, Jeff, Patricia Hevenor, George Core and wife, Cindy, and Ed Core and wife, Susan; his brother, Ewald Brieske; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Bob and his sister, Rosalie.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Garris Chapel United Methodist Church, 823 Piney Grove Road, LaGrange, N.C. 28551.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.
Published in Obituaries on May 7, 2012 1:52 PM