Carl H. Brueggen III, (C.H.),
Carl H. Brueggen III, (C.H.), 73, Sun City West, Arizona, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2013. Carl was born in Kansas City, Missouri on August 2, 1939, son of Carl H. Brueggen Jr. and Marie (Larkin) Brueggen. He is survived by two daughters, Cathy
(Mark) Eastman and Chrissy (Matt) Bowers, and two sons, Carl and Michael. Carl was grandfather to: Robert, Jack, Edward, Brennan, Lilah and Frank. He was older brother to David (Mary) Brueggen and uncle to Maura (Ron) Goll, Deirdre Brueggen and David (Shauna) Brueggen.
Carl started working in grade school at Brueggen's Family Shoe Store, a fixture in Leavenworth for over 100 years. Carl graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in finance in 1961. He received an MBA from New York University in 1966 and earned a JD from the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Law in 1972. During his career he was appointed trust officer at Leavenworth National Bank and Trust Company, where he was quickly promoted to Vice President of the Trust Department. Due to his love of warm weather, Carl eventually moved to Florida and then Arizona where he continued to practice law.
Carl had a great sense of humor and a big heart. Along with his love of education, he thoroughly enjoyed his family, friends, fishing and watching football with his loyal canine companion Gidget. He will be greatly missed.
The family will receive friends from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Davis Funeral Chapel on Friday, April 26, 2013 followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in the Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be sent to Immaculata High School, 600 Shawnee Street, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048 and condolences may be sent to www.davisfuneralchapelinc.com.