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 John E. Bretz

John E. Bretz

Birth
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Death 5 Mar 1950 (aged 80)
Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 33
Memorial ID 131659380 · View Source
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President of the Sangamo Construction Co. and paving contractor for many years. First president of the Illinois Contractors association. Member of the Sangamo Club and a charter and life member of the Springfield Elks club. Died in Ft. Myers, his winter home for many years.

Son of John F. and Mary Quade Bretz. Married Miss Mabel Capps in Grand Rapids, Mich., in 1905. Survived by his wife, sisters Mrs. Eva B. Fixmer, Mrs. Katherine Carroll, Mrs. Mae McIntyre and Mrs. Laura Barrett. A brother, William, preceded him in death.

IL State Journal, Springfield, IL, March 6, 1950


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  • Created by: BjJ
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131659380
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John E. Bretz (31 Mar 1869–5 Mar 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131659380, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by BjJ (contributor 46902476) .