Arthur W. Brese, 75, of Port Charlotte, Fla., and Hamburg, N.Y., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Arthur is survived by his wife, Leslie (nee Fischer); children, Brad (Lori), Ronald (Melanie), Daniel, Jill Brese, Stephen (Debbie) and Troy (Ruth) Davis; brothers, Richard (Donna) and Kenneth (Shirley) Brese; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister, Catherine Meissner; father, Emil Brese; and mother, Evelyn Brese.
A memorial service will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, Friday, April 11, 2014, at First Alliance Church, 20444 Midway Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33952. Memorials to Juvenile Diabetes Association.