Gottlieb Breckel


Gottlieb Breckel, 92, of Bismarck, ND, passed away on November 19, 2022, at his home.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at Bismarck Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery at 3:00 PM.

Visitation will be held Monday, November 28, 2022 from 6:00-7:00 PM at Bismarck Funeral Home, Bismarck, with a Prayer Service at 7:00 PM. Visitation will continue at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

Gottlieb was born on July 14, 1930, to Henry and Amelia Breckel in Linton, ND. He lived on the family farm until he was drafted into the United States Army in 1952. He served in Korea until 1954 and was a member of the Army Reserve until 1960 when he was honorably discharged.

On June 3, 1960, he married Norma Vollmers. He worked at McCarney’s Ford for a short time, then went to work for Self Service Furniture and several other furniture stores. His passion was farming and he would be at the farm every chance he got. Gottlieb also loved to tinker on machinery and enjoyed working on old cars. He had hard working hands and was a kind and gentle soul who loved his family dearly.

Gottlieb is survived by his stepsons, David Vollmers and Roger Vollmers; daughter, Kerry (Bryan) Vossler; sister, Loretta; brother-in-law, Marvin; and sister in-law, Gayle, as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma; his parents; brothers, Otto, Calvin, and Edward; sisters, Alvina, Lorraine, Arlene, and Christine.

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Thanks for many years of friendship, you will be missed by many especially in your neighborhood all the snow removal and grass cutting he did for them. He also enjoyed working on any vehicle or lawn tools, thanks also for all the work at the Furniture store, dedication too his work and never missing a day..Enjoy everlasting life in Heaven with all your family and friends forever. You will be missed my Friend forever. Nick

Worked with Gottlieb 30 year’s ago.He was a man’s man . Fair and kind, Didn’t take any bs from anyone if he knew he was right. Stood up for what he believed in.. was an honor to know him..Would stop by his house often and have good visits . He’s the kind of man to look up too for how he lived and behaved.Gonna miss you buddy.

You will be deeply missed. Sorry for the loss to the family.