Loretta M. Brierly

  • Date of Birth: February 7, 1918
  • Date of Death: July 31, 2017
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    Loretta Marie (Larson) Brierly

    Feb. 7, 1918-July 31, 2017

    Loretta M. (Larson) Brierly, age 99, passed away at Burlington Rehab Center on July 31,2017 in Burlington,WI.

    She was born in Delavan, WI, on February 7th, 1918 to Albert and Mary (Jackle) Larson. She lived in Burlington all but 4 years of her life. On September 13, 1941 she married Irba Brierly at St. Mary’s Church in Burlington. She was a member of St. Mary’s Ladies Guild and the Rosary League & of Adoration of Adarus for over 20 years.

    Loretta worked as a supervisior at the Burlington Mills during World War II as well as Nestle where she retired after 17 years. She loved knitting and crocheting for family and friends, avid bowler and card player, diehard Packers and Brewers fan, loved watching the birds and feeding the wildlife from her patio, as well as being a co-organizer with her husband for the Burlington Ukulele Band. Loretta and her husband loved to dance and travel the United States enjoying all the beautiful sites America has to offer. Not only was she active walking to and from her home in Burlington, but she was also an active member in the Burlington and Waterford Senior cen-ters.

    Loretta is survived by her daughter Beverly and her husband Jimmy Meronek of Burlington, WI, her three sons Douglas and his wife Joan Brierly of Hayward, WI, Kevin and his wife Carol Bri-erly of Burlington, WI, and Jim Brierly of Milwaukee, WI, grandchildren Shelly Janke, Michael and Nicole Brierly, Ben and his wife Kelly Brierly, Andrew Brierly and his fiancé Jessica, Austin Meronek and his girlfriend Jennifer, Renee (Meronek) and Justin Day, great grand children Baylee Meronek, Amber Janke, Gracelynn Day, Brandon Schmidt, Casey Brierly, and her two sisters Virginia Weber of Burlington, WI, and Mary Strangler Roseburg of Oregon, and her brother Phillip Larson of Burlington, WI. She was preceded in death by her Husband Irba, daughter Lyndell Brierly, son Gregory Brierly, parents Albert Larson and Mary (Jackle) Larson, and grandson Doug Brierly.

    Services will be held at St. Mary’s Church in Burlington, WI Friday August 4th, 2017

    10:00am-11:30am Visitation

    Immediate mass at 11:30am

    Burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery