Richard D. “Dick” Briggle
June 29, 1934 ~ February 17, 2014
Richard D. “Dick” Briggle was born June 29, 1934, in South Dakota and was the only child of Bert and Florella Briggle. He was raised most of his life on their apple ranch on Stines Hill in Dryden, WA. He was a 1953 graduate of the Dryden High School and spent several years in the U.S. Army. Dick was never married and spent many years working on the shipping docks in Seattle. Upon retiring, he returned to the Wenatchee Valley to be near family and friends and settled in Cashmere, WA.
He was preceded in death by his father in 1995; and his mother in 2000. He is survived by one aunt, Edna Weedman of Puyallup, WA; and 13 first cousins, Florella Martin, Rueben Weedman, Swede Weedman, Sharon Rankin, Sandi Nelson, Gloria Bailey, Vilene Grams, Tom Weedman, Signe Weedman, Candice Grams, Carrie Weedman, Teresa Burns, and Donald Weedman. Also surviving is one very dear and loyal friend, who helped him get around before and during his illness, Sue, from Wenatchee. Sue and Dick had a long friendship and many lunches together.
Dick was of the Lutheran faith, was cremated and no services were held.