Longtime Kenai resident Wright K. Brewies died Monday, April 22, 2002, at Providence Hospital in Anchorage. He was 83.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Peninsula Memorial Chapel. Viewing will be one hour prior to services. Burial will be in the Kenai City Cemetery.
Mr. Brewies was born January 24, 1919, in Marion Township, Ouachita County, Ark. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II as a Tech Sgt.
Mr. Brewies worked for the Pipefitters and Steamfitters Local 367 since 1953. He was the Secretary/Treasurer for Kimco Inc., where he helped build the refinery near Kenai. He was also a member of the Kenai Elks Lodge 2425. He later retired from Kimco Inc.
His hobbies included fishing and hunting.
He is survived by: his son, Wayne F. Brewies; two granddaughters, Rachelle and Robyn Brewies; and one grandson, Ryan Brewies, all of Arkansas.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the charity of the donor's choice.
Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.
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