Alex Brietkrietz, of Cottage Grove, November 8, 1928-October 6, 2022, passed away peacefully with family by his side on Thursday, October 6, 2022.
He was a lifelong member of VFW Post 8752 in Cottage Grove.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Adolph and Mary; brothers, Henry, Victor, Edward, and Leo; sister, Marie; four brothers-in-law; and four sisters-in-law.
Alex will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Rose Mary; children, John (Coco), Marie (Ed) Sumstine, Jim (Lucy), and Betty (Duane) Miller; grandchildren, Joseph (Valarie), Alyssa, Rachel (Aaron), and Karl; great-grandchildren, Zoey, Makayla, and Eliah; sisters-in-law, Mary Koehler, Irene Getz, and Thelma Fastner; nieces; nephews; and other family and friends.
Evening Visitation will be Thursday, October 13 from 4-7 PM. Funeral Service will be Friday, October 14 at 11 AM with visitation one hour prior, all at Kok Funeral Home, 7676 80th St. S, Cottage Grove, MN. Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis.
LIVESTREAM INFORMATION: For those who would like to participate in Alex's service via livestream, you can watch the service on Friday, October 14, 2022 at 11:00 AM. It can be viewed by scrolling to the bottom of this page, and "CLICK PLAY" to begin. Please leave a message of support on our Tribute Wall to let the family know you were able to watch the service. If you are having troubles with the Livestream, the service will be available to watch later in the day.
Friday, October 14, 2022
12:30 - 1:30pm (Central time)