Christopher Mark "Chris" North

Obituary
  • "Thinking of you Chris. Ken SGM C"
    - Ken Cunningham
  • "I did not know Christopher or his family. I had seen a..."
    - Nick G
  • "I feel blessed to have known you Christopher. A beautiful..."
  • "six years ago we lost you. not a day goes by that we don't..."
    - chery (mom)
  • "Chris, not a day goes by that I dont remember the great..."
    - Brandon Decker

Spc. Christopher ''Chris'' Mark North, 21, was born July 7, 1985 and died April 21, 2007. Services will be 2p.m., Sunday, April 29, 2007 at Concordia Lutheran Church, Sarasota. Burial to follow at Sarasota Memorial Park with full military honors. Survivors include his father, Mark D. North and his wife, Betsy of Bradenton; mother, Cheryl and her husband, Dale Riedler of Sarasota; two sisters, DeLaney Riedler, of Sarasota and Blair North of Bradenton; two brothers, Dalton North of Bradenton and Nevin Riedler of Sarasota; grandparents, Richard and Marilyn Reese of Sarasota, David and Maureen North of Sarasota and R. Duncan and Mary Beth Brown of Rockford, Illinois. He leaves many many close friends. He was a 2003 graduate of Lakewood Ranch High School. He attended Manatee Community College prior to enlisting in the U.S. Army and serving in Iraq where he received a Purple Heart and Bronze Star. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either Concordia Lutheran Church, 2185 Wood St., Sarasota, FL 34237 or charity of choice.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Apr. 27, 2007
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