Obituary photo of John Drescher, Louisville-KY
In Loving Memory of

John Joseph Drescher

1945 - 2021
Obituary photo of John Drescher, Louisville-KY
In Loving Memory of

John Joseph Drescher

1945 - 2021

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 11:00am to 2:00pm
St. John Paul II Catholic Church (St. Paul Campus)
Service:
Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 2:00pm
St. John Paul II Catholic Church (St. Paul Campus)
Interment:
St. Joseph Hill Catholic Church Cemetery
Sellersburg, Indiana
Newcomer - S. Indiana Chapel (812-949-9900) is assisting the family
John Joseph Drescher, 75, of Pekin, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2021. He had served as a football and basketball coach, as well as a Boy Scout leader. John served as Chairman of the East Washington Football Committee that was instrumental in bringing the sport of football to Eastern High School. He was a friendly, simple man that always put his friends and family first.

He was born on November 1, 1945, in New Albany, Indiana, to the late Vivian and Elizabeth (Belviy) Drescher. John is survived by his wife of 34 years, Terrie (Clements) Drescher; children, Charles Drescher (Kelli), Scott Drescher (Angie), Shaun Bradley (Shannon), Shannon Nale (Hector), and Jacob Drescher; siblings, Jeanne Potts (Ken), Michael Drescher (Rita), William Drescher (Debbie), and Bart Drescher; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at St. John Paul II Catholic Church (St. Paul Campus, 216 Scheller Avenue, Sellersburg) with his funeral mass being celebrated at 2:00 p.m. Cremation will follow according to John's wishes, and he will be laid to rest privately at St. Joe Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in John's memory may be made to the Lions Club (c/o Vision Program, 10276 S. SR 335, Martinsburg, IN 47165), the WHAS Crusade for Children (520 W. Chestnut Street, Louisville, KY 40202), or the Eastern High School Booster Club (c/o Football Program, 1100 N. Eastern School Road, Pekin, IN 47165).

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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 11:00am to 2:00pm
St. John Paul II Catholic Church (St. Paul Campus)
Service:
Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 2:00pm
St. John Paul II Catholic Church (St. Paul Campus)
Interment:
St. Joseph Hill Catholic Church Cemetery
Sellersburg, Indiana
Newcomer - S. Indiana Chapel (812-949-9900) is assisting the family

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