William “Bill” C. Breyer, 92, of Wheeling, passed away Friday, February 12, 2016, in Peterson Rehab Clinic.
He was born May 4, 1923, a son of the late George and Mary (Schlernitzauer) Breyer. Bill was a Catholic by faith and a WWII US Army Veteran.
In addition to his parents, Bill is preceded in death by his loving wife, Lillian (Drotar) Breyer (2008); one son, Jeffrey Breyer; one brother; Anthony L. Breyer; and four sisters; Marie, Josephine, and Cecelia Breyer and Catherine Meyer.
Bill is survived by one sister, Rita B. Dunn; two nieces, Charlene Dunn Gildner and Barbara Breyer Knight; three nephews, Joseph, Robert and Thomas Breyer; and several great-nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received Monday, February 15, 2016, at Altmeyer Funeral Homes, 154 Kruger St., from 2-6 pm. A mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, February 16, at 11 am at St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Interment will be held at Mt. Calvary, Bellaire, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio County Animal Shelter in C/O www.tmcfunding.com.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com.
Those we love live I our heart forever. Our family memories will always be cherished. Uncle Billl, I truly admired the way you were never at a loss for conversation and enjoyed our time with you. Be at peace.
Those of us left behind will always remember Uncle Bill’s love of family and the generosity he showed to all of us. He was a roll model in many ways. We will never forget him. We will forever miss him.
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,
May your memories of William C. Breyer, give you peace, comfort and strength…
Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts and prayers are with the family of…..
US Army Veteran, William C. Breyer , “A True American Hero” God Bless†
† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †