THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Linda L. Bretschneider
Issue Date: December 22, 2020
Linda L. (LaCombe) Bretschneider, 72, of Stephenson, Mi., passed away Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020 at Menominee Health Services.
Born May 20, 1948 in Daggett, Mi., to Gerald and Eleanore (Roberts) LaCombe, she had several jobs over the years but her favorite and most cherished was working at a wildlife park with all the animals, especially the chimps.
She and her husband Frankie Bretschneider transported animals to different wildlife parks across the United States. She had no hobbies, but loved her houseplants.
Survivors include two sons, Kevin Peterson of Dallas, Tx. and Kurt Peterson of Hendrix, Ok.; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Barb LaCombe of Fairbanks, Ak.; a special friend, Pam Diercks and two sisters, Diane Crawford of Green Bay and Cindy (Randy) Holcomb of Stephenson. She held a special place in her heart for her grandson, Brandon.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frankie; a brother, Gary LaCombe and a niece, Kim Wutkiewicz.
Due to public health concerns, no service will be held at this time. Memorial donations can be made to the Menominee Animal Shelter. Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home of Marinette is assisting the family.