Aaron Michael Bretz
Aaron Michael Bretz, 39, passed away on April 16, 2020, at his home in Branson, Missouri. Aaron was born on September 14, 1980, in Craig, Colorado, to Deborah Bretz. Shortly after, his family moved to Montana and eventually settled in the Kansas City area to be closer to family.
He attended Park Hill High School. After graduation, he attended Park University to study Business and later received an MBA there as well.
He then worked as a full-time firefighter with KCFD at #38’s House.
Aaron is preceded in death by his grandparents, Louis and Regina Stine.
He is survived by his mother, Deborah Bretz; his sister, Alisha Zian and her husband Danny Zian; his uncles and aunts: Gregory Stine and his wife Michelle, Doug Stine and his wife Diane, David Stine and his wife Cheryl, and his Aunt Nancy Stine Nichols; his cousins: Dr. Gregory and Anna Stine, Chris and Tracy Stine, Olivia Stine, Lindsey Stine, Samantha Stine, Hannah and Andrew McKay, and Coty Nichols; and his seven great-cousins.
No in-person memorial service will be held.
To honor Aaron’s memory and his devoted love for helping animals, donations may be made in his name to Humane Society of the USA.
Aaron’s family wishes to extend our sincerest thanks to all who have reached out and have honored him.
Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com.