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Michael Richard Bretzing

Posted 2019-11-30 by mhenderson
Published in Today's News Herald from Nov. 29 to Nov. 30, 2019 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Michael Richard Bretzing, 74, passed away November 26, 2019 at his
home in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Mike was born October 21, 1945 in
Oakland, California to Vernon and Alice Bretzing.

Mike graduated from San Dieguito High School. He served in the United
States Air Force for four years in Maine and Turkey. He was a police
officer for 31 years with the California Highway Patrol out of
Oceanside, California.

Mike and his wife Cindy were married in Carlsbad, California on April
5, 1997, with the combined family of his two daughters and her three

He enjoyed motorcycling, off roading, RVing, bowling, working in his
backyard, boating, reading mystery/crime novels and working in his

He was a member of the Elks Lodge #2399, (50 year Elk Member), the
Elks Vagabond Club, the Elks Yacht Club, the Elks Thursday Bowling
League, American Legion Post 81 and Havasu Side by Side Association.

Mike is preceded in death by his parents; Vernon and Alice Bretzing.

Mike is survived by his wife; Cynthia A. Bretzing, his daughters;
Teresa McFaul (Bretzing) and Deanna Bretzing, his step-sons; Brett
Lightfoot, Keith (Danny) Lightfoot, Kris Lightfoot (Serafina) and his
two grandsons; Keedan and Ryland Lightfoot.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Elks Lodge of Lake Havasu
City on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm.

Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home.
Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz- To send a free card go to

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