Obituary Record

Wayne L Briggs
Died on 8/19/1978
Buried in Blair Cemetery

Briggs, Wayne L., 55

Died 19 August 1978

Burial in Blair Cemetery

Veteran-World War II Marine

Published in Enterprise on 24 August 1978

A Marine Veteran, Wayne L. Briggs of Aurora, Colorado, died at the age of 55 on Saturday, August 19, 1978 at Aurora Community Hospital.

He is survived by his wife, Maris (Nohrenberg) Briggs of Aurora, Colorado and three children, Mrs. Al (Christina) Harr, Kelly Briggs and Wanda Briggs, all of Aurora, Colorado. Mother, Mrs. Pearl Cloud of West Plains, Mo. Sisters include Mary Henry and Laura Gwinn both of West Plains, Mo. Marjorie Kiwegbe, Overland Park, KS.

Local survivors are mother-in-law, Mrs. Anna Nohrenberg, Blair, Mrs. Emil (Laura) Lorsch, sister-in-law, and Pete Nohrenberg, brother-in-law of Herman.

Services were held in Aurora, Colorado, on Monday, August 21, 1978. Services were held in Blair on Wednesday, August 23rd at Campbell Funeral Home with Rev. John Petersen officiating. Burial was made at Blair Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Roger Lorsch and Richard Hansen, Blair, Wayne Woodard, Douglas Woodard and Raymond Nohrenberg of Omaha and Don Hammer, Herman.

Mr. Briggs served in World War II at New Zealand and Guam. He was most recently in the Provo Marshall Department of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal in Colorado.

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~

Find a Grave Memorial # 113534190

Printed in the Washington County Enterprise on 8/24/1978