|Birth: ||Sep. 6, 1923|
|Death: ||Aug. 23, 2012|
Harry J. Abresch, 88, Kokomo, died at 12:32 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Sycamore Village Golden Living Center. He was born Sept. 6, 1923, in Kokomo, the son of Harry Oscar and Clella Lucille (Solomon) Abresch. On Feb. 8, 1948, in Kokomo, he married Jane Anne Stitt, who preceded him in death.
Harry was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Pacific Theater. He retired from Delco Electronics in 1985 and had previously been employed by Midwest Plating and Continental Steel.
Harry had been a member of the VFW Post 1152 and the Moose Lodge. He enjoyed golfing, bowling and boxing. Harry boxed in the Army and in the Golden Gloves. He was a Silver Gloves champion.
Survivors include two sons, Robert G. Abresch and his wife, Susie, William "Bill" J. Abresch and his wife, Susie; two daughters, Sheryl A. Musgrave and her husband, Gary, Esther L. Abresch-Cleaver and her husband, Ernie, all of Kokomo; six grandchildren, Kathleen Farinas and her husband, Michael, Amanda Sholtz and her husband, Craig, Merine Chandler and her husband, Dwight, William H. Pollard Jr., Brianna L. York and her husband, David, and Thomas J. Abresch; 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, William Abresch; two sisters, Betty Shrock, and Audrey Hunt and her husband, Ray; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one son, John Milton Abresch; and two brothers, Charles Abresch and Garland Abresch.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Shirley and Stout Funeral Homes and Crematory, 1315 W. Lincoln Road, with the Rev. Rebecca Sundquist officiating. Burial will follow in Kokomo Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home on Monday.
Harry Oscar Abresch (1900 - 1970)
Clella Lucille Solomon Abresch (1902 - 1972)
Jane Anne Stitt Abresch (1922 - 2010)
John Melton Abresch (1959 - 1969)*
Harry J Abresch (1923 - 2012)
Audrey Jane Abresch Hunt (1938 - 2013)*
Kokomo Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Lynn Stoops Chapel
Record added: Aug 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95909900