George Briede

Obituary of George Briede

George James Briede, age 100, of Lehigh Acres, passed away August 2, 2017 in Fort Myers.

He was born July 10, 1917 in Chicago, IL, to the late Arthur Henry Briede and Agnes Josephine (Motyka) Briede. He served during World War II in the Marine Corps. He lived in Lehigh Acres from 1961 to 1977and was a Publisher of the Lehigh Acres News during that time. George was a longtime resident of LaBelle from 1982 to 2000. He was a member and co-founder of the American Legion Post #130, LaBelle, D.A.V. Post #144 Labelle and the V.F.W. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge and Shriners.

He was preceded in death by his wife's', Martha J. Puletti Briede, Alta breide, Adele Struckmeier Briede and Jo Williams-Briede. A daughter, Georgia L. Walker and grandson, Richard R. Kornmann, Jr. Survivors include son: James A. Briede of Tallahassee, FL and daughterJoAnn Pietron of Winchester VA, seven grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, step children: Paul Puletti, John B. Puletti and Michael Puletti all of LaBelle and Eleanor Neal of Fort Myers.

Memorial Services will be held at a later date. No Viewing at George's request. Contributions can be made in George's name to Labelle American Legion or the V.F.W. or to the American Cancer Society in Georgia L. Walker and Richard R. Kornmann, Jr.

Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.