Farewell To Jack Dreher

Posted: May 17, 2009 in Uncategorized

Courtesy Terre Haute Tribune-Star: (follow link for guestbook, etc.)

Jack P. Dreher
Jack P. Dreher, 71, of Terre Haute, passed away Friday, May 15, 2009, at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital, in Indianapolis. Born Aug. 21, 1937, in Terre Haute, he was the son of Joe Dreher and Thelma (Knox) Dreher. He married Martha Jackson, and she survives. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, in Okinawa. He worked and retired from Wabash Fiberbox after more than 40 years. He was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Marine Corps League. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, sports, construction, and helping his friends with their construction projects. Survivors include his wife and companion of more than 40 years; a brother, Charles Dreher and wife Lyn of Cary, N.C.; a sister, Carolyn Burke and husband Maurice of Terre Haute; a sister-in-law, Ethel Retosh, several nieces and nephews; special friend, Kathleen Milburn and her boys of Terre Haute; his beloved Yorkie, Buffy Joe; and many close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Judy Jane Dreher. Services are 1 p.m. Tuesday at Roselawn Funeral Home, 7500 N. Clinton St., with Pastor C. Ray Leach officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park, with the Terre Haute Marine Corps League providing military rites at the graveside. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Monday.

Jack in happier times: (with John Raley)

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