September 19, 1947 – September 15, 2011 In Loving Memory.
Michael J. Brichta, Jr., 63, a resident of Spanish Fort died unexpectedly on Thursday, September 15, 2011.
Born on September 20, 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of Michael John and Mayme Seger Brichta. Mr. Brichta was a retired Teamster and recently relocated to Spanish Fort from Palatine, IL. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving with the 77th Armor, 5th Division in Vietnam. He was a member of the Lutheran Church, American Legion and National Rifle Association. He was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman who enjoyed woodworking.
Survivors include his wife, Suzanne Frances Sack Brichta, Spanish Fort; his sons, Christian Brichta of Cleveland, Ohio and Jason (Brenda) Sadowski, Melbourne, Florida; granddaughter, Elizabeth; brothers and sisters-in law, Cherise, Paul, Emily, Peter and Patrick, and other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Mike’s Life will be held from 6:00pm until 9:00pm, at the American Legion Post #690, 122 West Palatine, Illinois.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Vietnam Veterans of America, WWW.VVA.org or 1-800-882-1316.