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Theresa M. Bretz Theresa M. Bretz

Theresa M. Bretz

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

sang in West Coplay Maennerchor choir

Theresa “Tessie” M. (Sodl) Bretz, 93, died at home Feb. 4, 2020. She was the wife of the late Albert Bretz Jr. for 59 years.

Born in Stiles, she was a daughter of the late Mary and Stephen Sodl.

She worked at the Lehigh Valley Dairy and was a Lehigh County home health aide.

She sang in the West Coplay Maennerchor and church choirs.

She is survived by two daughters, Marita and her husband Richard Rabenold of Coplay and Donna and her husband Steven Volkert of Lehighton; a sister, Margaret Malitsch; a brother, Godred Sodl; four grandchildren, Michael, Daniel, Amanda and Sierra; nieces; and nephews.

She was predeceased by three sisters, Rose, Mary and Helen; and three brothers, Al, Edmund and Stephen.

Contributions may be made to Forgotten Felines and Fidos, c/o the funeral home, 327 Chestnut St., Coplay, 18037.

Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc.