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Capt Kreshmer C “Kresh” Juretich

Capt Kreshmer C “Kresh” Juretich

Birth
Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 2 Dec 1963 (aged 51)
Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot A, 92a, 2
Memorial ID 131733 · View Source
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The Salt Lake Tribune
Tuesday, December 3, 1963
page 26

DEATH CLAIMS S.L. COUNTY LAW OFFICER

Midvale - Capt. Kresh Juretich, 51, 426 E. Center St., Midvale, long-time law enforcement officer, died of Hodgkins disease Monday at 6:15 a.m. at his home.
Capt. Juretich was superintendent of the Salt Lake County Jail and had served with the sheriff's office since 1943. Prior to his association with the county office, he was a Midvale city police officer for three years.
Active in Democratic Party politics, Capt. Juretich was a member of the Salt Lake County Patronage Committee, Democratic Legislative District chairman and a delegate several times to the State Democratic Convention.
He was a charter member and past president of the Midvale Lions Club and held membership in the Murray Fraternal Order of Eagles.
A graduate of Murray High School, Capt. Juretich also attended the University of Utah.
Born Feb. 16, 1912, in Murray, he was a son of John and Anna Barbier Juretich. He married Mary Alice Youngberg Feb. 23, 1935, in Murray.
Surviving are his widow; three sons and a daughter, Paul E. Juretich, Salt Lake City; David M. Juretich, Midvale; Gerald A. Juretich, New York City, and Mrs. Gene R. (Mary) Comstock, Sandy; one grandchild; two brothers, Matt Juretich, Cottonwood, and Swany Juretich, Murray, and his stepfather, James Bishop, Murray.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. at Goff Mortuary, 8090 S. State, where friends may call Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday prior to services.
Burial will be in Midvale City Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Burt
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131733
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Kreshmer C “Kresh” Juretich (16 Feb 1912–2 Dec 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131733, citing Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .