Obituary photo of Thresia Bretz, Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

Thresia A. Bretz

1955 - 2022
Obituary photo of Thresia Bretz, Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

Thresia A. Bretz

1955 - 2022

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Memorial Service:
Friday, November 18, 2022 at 2:00pm
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558
Thresia A. Bretz Life story video
Thresia A. Bretz, 67, Topeka, passed away Thursday, November 10, 2022.

She was born October 7, 1955, in Lubbock, Texas, the daughter of Henry and Georgia Bell (Dunnagan) Hagan. She graduated top in her class from Charlotte Technical College and earned her license as an LPN.

She served as an LPN at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte, FL for many years prior to moving to the Topeka area in 2001.

Thresia was a member of Northland Christian Church and ASPCA. She was an animal lover, volunteering at Helping Hands Humane Society for several years. Prior to her illness, Thresia enjoyed sewing, quilting, knitting, cross-stitching, needle point and embroidery, all of which she was incredibly talented at.

On August 16, 2003, she married Gary E. Bretz in Topeka, Kansas. He survives. Other survivors include her brother, Garland (Rosemary) Potts; four children, Shannon Stephenson, Brooke Attebury, Robert Bretz, and Alex Bretz; three grandchildren, Tony Cipollaro, Deja Stephenson, and Tyler Jordan Stephenson; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Keisha Stephenson.

A celebration of Thresia’s life will be 2pm Friday, November 18, 2022 at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home. Private inurnment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Helping Hands Humane Society, 5720 SW 21st St, Topeka, KS 66604.

To leave a message for Thresia’s family, please click the Share Memories button above.
Send sympathy flowers

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Memorial Service:
Friday, November 18, 2022 at 2:00pm
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558

Share Memories

:
:
:
Please also sign me up for Penwell-Gabel's email newsletter.
We will treat your information with the utmost confidentiality and not share or distribute it in any way.
Condolences should be personal messages from family and friends. For a full version of our online obituary policy, please click here.

© 2022 Penwell-Gabel Cremations, Funerals & Receptions