Richard Wilbur Brettner

August 18, 1925 - May 2, 2005

Mr. Richard Wilbur Brettner, age 79 of Allen, Texas passed away on May 2, 2005 in McKinney, Texas. He was born on August 18, 1925 to Gustave and Katie (Knuth) Brettner. He married Dorothy Marie Winter on May 12, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Brettner was the owner of Natura Products, in Morton Grove, Illinois and was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his son, Jim Brettner and wife, Jan of Deer Park, Michigan; daughters, Sandy Mason and husband, Pete of Allen, Texas and Kim Slota and husband, Keith of Lindenhurst, Illinois; grandchildren, Kirsten Whipple, Tanya Mason, Brionna Lutrick, Joshua Mason, Blake McClanahan, Kyle McClanahan, Chase Slota, Bridgette Mlady, Colleen Lipinski, and Shawn Frain; 6 great grandchildren; and sister, Ruth Roffers of Greenleaf Wisconsin. Mr. Brettner was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Dottie. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, May 5, 2005 at the Skaja Terrace Funeral Home with Rev. Bruce Ray officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 9:00 PM Wednesday at the Skaja Terrace Funeral Home. Interment will be at Memory Gardens in Arlington Heights. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association 1615 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75207 or the American Diabetes Association 4425 W. Airport Freeway Suite 130, Irving, Texas 75062.