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William Brockwehl

Memorial services for William T. “Bill” Brockwehl of Sacramento will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Elks Lodge No. 6, 6466 Riverside Blvd. in Sacramento. His ashes will be distributed at a later date.

Mr. Brockwehl died Saturday, Sept. 18, at home. He was 90.

He was born on Sept. 21, 1913, in New York to William N. Brockwehl and Margaret Albrecht. He went into banking after college. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1943 to 1946. After the war he moved to California and returned to banking. He lived in Alameda until 1969, when he moved to Sacramento. He was a member of the Elks, Masons and the Heart Association. He enjoyed his family and friends, his country, boating on Englebright Lake and model trains.

He is survived by his daughters Peggy Brockwehl of Nevada City, Barbara Culp of Hayward, Mary Clark of Smartville, Christine Sondrol of Wilton and Laura Brockwehl of San Francisco; sister, Ruth Mueller of Nevada; brother, Donald Brockwehl; five grandchildren; three-great-grandsons; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife and parents.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kaiser Hospice, 2025 Morse Ave., Sacramento 95825; the Veterans of Foreign Wars; or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Flowers in Sacramento.

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