Born 5-19-1908 -- Died 10-30-2002
A.L. Breese, 94, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 30, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Hospital in Cherokee Village. He was born on May 19, 1908, in Aurora, Ill., the son of Edith and Walter D. Breese. He was employed in sales and was a carpenter. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and was a very accomplished musician on violin and saxophone having played with the Dorsey Band, Wayne King, and many others in the Illinois area.Survivors include one son Danny Breese of Cherokee Village; one daughter, Norma J. Rahn of Cherokee Village; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren; and Lydia of the home.He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Pearl Smith Breese and his parents.The body was cremated and no services were held.