Bruce Robert Friedrichs

Born: Mon., Aug. 6, 1956
Died: Tue., Mar. 19, 2019

Family to do services at later date

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Mr. Bruce Robert Friedrichs, age 62, of Blackshear, passed away Tuesday evening (3/19/19) at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross following an extended illness.

Born August 6, 1956 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, he was a son of the late Robert Bruce and Ione Jacobs Friedrichs.  He was retired as a Staff Sergeant (SSG) following 20 years of service in the United States Army. He joined at age 16 during the Vietnam Era and had served in Desert Storm in 1991. His platoon was one of the first to be deployed and one of the last to return. He had also served tours in Turkey and Saudi Arabia. He and his family lived in Fort Stewart where he was stationed before moving to Blackshear in 2000.  He was a member of the local VFW.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Friedrichs.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Carol Estelle Friedrichs of Blackshear; 3 daughters, Amber Ione Friedrichs, Dorothy Elizabeth Friedrichs, and Mary Elizabeth Friedrichs, all of Kennesaw, GA; 1 son, Robert John Friedrichs of Blackshear; 2 sisters, Diane Schneider (husband Dave) and Terry Carpenter (husband Howard), both of Sheboygan, WI; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Memorialization is by cremation.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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Tamela Haas
   Posted Fri March 22, 2019
I'm so sorry for your loss.

Phoebe Myers
   Posted Fri March 22, 2019
To the family and friends of Bruce, I am so sorry to hear of your recent loss. May you find a measure of comfort in knowing that soon "death will be no more". (Revelation 21:4) For further comfort, please visit:

Crystal Marie Friedrichs (daughter of Lynn Friedrichs, niece of Bruce Friedrichs)
   Posted Thu May 14, 2020
To my family and to my uncle Bruce, his wife and children;

I have just recently learned of my uncles unfortunate passing. I have recently moved to GA, I hope I am able to reunite with my Aunt and share memories of the our families get togethers. I love you Aunt Carol. My prayers are with you.

Youngest daughter of your sister in law Lynn Friedrichs - Crystal Friedrichs

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