|Birth: ||Aug. 27, 1918|
Bear Lake County
|Death: ||Jun. 5, 2009|
Salt Lake County
Our beloved Dad, Grandpa, Great-Grandpa, Uncle, and Brother, Max John Eschler, passed away peacefully at his home on June 5, 2009. He resided at 1000 West Eclipse Way (975 North) in the Rose Park neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah at the time of his death.
He was born August 27, 1918 in Bern, Idaho to Anna Elizabeth and Louis Moroni Eschler.
He attended schools in Bear Lake Valley and graduated from Montpelier High School.
He married Katherine Deana Johnson on January 8, 1947. Sealed in the Salt Lake LDS Temple for time and all eternity.
He will be remembered for his sense of humor and sharp wit, as well as a dedicated father, great husband, wonderful grandfather, proud of his Swiss heritage.
He was a dedicated member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and faithfully served in his callings including, Elders Quorum, Bishopric, Gospel Doctrine teacher, Sunday School Presidency, and High Council. He served missions with his wife to Jackson, Mississippi, Rochester, New York, and Temple Square.
He was proud of his country and served five years during World War II as a tank commander in Africa and Italy as a member of the 752nd Tank Battalion.
He is survived by his children Carol Ann (Cissy) and Lynn Cook of Centerville; Lee and Brenda Eschler, Woods Cross; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Two sisters Theda Leak and Donna Kennett. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 57 years, and his beloved son, Douglas Jay (Cubby) Eschler.
Funeral Services will held on Friday, June 12, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. in the Rose Park Stake Center, 760 North 1200 West, Salt Lake City, Utah. A viewing will be held Thursday, June 11, 2009 from 7:00-9:00 p.m., Russon Brothers Mortuary, 295 North Main Street, Bountiful, and at the Church preceding the services from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Graveside Services will be held in the Montpelier Idaho City Cemetery on Saturday, June 13, 2009 at 1:00 p.m.
Published in the Deseret News on 6/9/2009.
Louis Moroni Eschler (1894 - 1971)
Anna Elizabeth Kunz Eschler (1896 - 1985)
Katherine Deana Johnson Eschler (1920 - 2004)*
Douglas Jay Eschler (1947 - 1982)*
Thelma Eschler Banks (1914 - 1995)*
Verda Eschler (1915 - 2005)*
Max John Eschler (1918 - 2009)
Theda E Leak (1922 - 2012)*
Montpelier City Cemetery
Bear Lake County
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Jun 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38162622