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Richard Joseph (Dick) Braese, Jr.

Richard Joseph (Dick) Braese, Jr.



Richard Joseph (Dick) Braese, Jr., died on August 17, 2017 at a local hospital.

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 31, 1931 to Richard and Marjorie Braese. Dick graduated high school in Everett, Mass, in 1949.

He served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve from 1948 until 1951. He then enlisted in the United States Air Force on March 6, 1952 and was honorably discharged March 5, 1956. Dick served during the Korean War. He was assigned to the psychological warfare unit, the 1300 Air Resupply and Communications unit, 582 nd Reproduction Squadron. The unit printed and dropped leaflets from B-29 Bombers over Korea. The remainder of his enlistment was served at the Strategic Air Command, Omaha, Nebraska.

Dick has three sons: Richard III, Fredrick, and John, and a daughter, Michelle. Dick owned Ultra Graphic Products and Equipment company, retiring March 31, 2004.

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, and sister.

Dick’s hobbies consisted of gardening, woodworking, and poetry. Dick and his sons, Rik and John, restored and operated the print shop at the Idaho Historical Museum for 40 years. Rik will continue its operation for the next 40 years.

A committal service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, August 28, 2017 at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery.
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