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BRIGGS, Richard James 1939-2014

BRIGGS, SMITH

Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 5/16/2014 at 11:54:35

CHARLES CITY, IOWA - Richard “Dick” Briggs, 75, of Charles City, died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport.

A memorial Mass will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. The Rev. Carl Ries will celebrate the Mass.

Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery at Charles City. Military honors will be conducted by the Charles City Ceremonial Unit.

Friends may call at the Hauser Home from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and at the church on Wednesday an hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be directed to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3914, 1505 North Grand, Charles City, IA 50616.

The Hauser Funeral Home, 641-228-2323, in Charles City, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.hauserfh.com .

Source: Mason City Globe Gazette, 16 MAY 2014
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Richard "Dick" Briggs
Date Of Birth: January 1, 1939
Date Of Death: March 2, 2014

Richard "Dick" Briggs, 75, of Charles City, died Sunday, March 2, 2014 at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport.

A memorial Mass for Dick Briggs will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Reverend Carl Ries will celebrate the Mass. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery at Charles City. Military honors will be conducted by the Charles City Ceremonial Unit.

Friends may call at the Hauser Home from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and at the church on Wednesday an hour prior to the service.

Richard James Briggs was born January 1, 1939, at Davenport, the son of Ralph and Nina (Smith) Briggs. He graduated from Charles City High School in 1957. Dick served in the United States Navy from 1957 to 1977. During that time he served one year in Viet Nam. After his discharge he returned to Charles City. For nine years he worked at Sara Lee Bakery in New Hampton, for several years with various security organizations and drove school bus for Charles City Schools. From 2000 to 2002 he worked with the Foster grandparent program.

Dick was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus. Other memberships included the V.F.W. since 1967, serving as post Commander for five years, 3rd District Commander from 1998-1999 and chairman of the Buddy Poppy program for two years. Other memberships include the American Legion, Elks Club and YMCA. His interests included playing the piano and stock car racing.

Living family members include a cousin, Karen Trunnell of Clarksville.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be directed to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3914, 1505 North Grand, Charles City, IA 50616.

Source: Hauser Funeral Home website


 

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