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John Howard Hoersch
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John Howard Hoersch, 89, of Boonville, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at his home in Boonville.
John was born on January 3, 1929 in Sedalia, Missouri to the late John H. and Mildred (Smith) Hoersch.
John graduated from Hickman High School in 1947 and was the Co-Captain of his football team “The Cupies”. He retired as an industrial engineer for Western Electric after 30 years of service. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. John was a member and past commander of the Broadview-Hillside American Legion Post 626. John once hitchhiked from Missouri to Colorado where he took a job as a surveyor working at Mt. Rushmore, Rocky Mountain National Forest, and the Wind Caves National Park.
He is preceded in death by his parents; Sister, Margaret Hoersch.
John is survived by his wife of 59 years, Doris Hoersch of Boonville, IN; Children, Janet Conkle of Boonville, IN; John H. Hoersch of McHenry, IL; Joyce Hoersch of Boonville, IN; Grandchildren, Krista Olson and her husband, Matt of Redbud, IL; Andrew Hoersch of Johnsburgh, IL; Kyle Prifogle and her husband, Will of Boonville, IN; John F. Hoersch and his wife, Amber of McHenry, IL; Nadine Harris of Boonville, IN; Marissa Humbers of Boonville, IN; Nine great-grandchildren.
Services are 2 P.M. Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Koehler Funeral Home in Boonville, Indiana. Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery in Boonville with the Warrick County Veterans Memorial Service to conduct military honors.
Visitation will be from 11 A.M. until 2 P.M. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Broadview-Hillside American Legion Post 626.


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Visitation

Saturday

12

May

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Koehler Funeral Home - Boonville Chapel

304 East Main Street
Boonville, IN 47601

Service

Saturday

12

May

2:00 PM
Koehler Funeral Home - Boonville Chapel

304 East Main Street
Boonville, IN 47601

Cemetery Details

Location

Maple Grove Cemetery

Boonville, Indiana 47601
Boonville, Indiana 47601

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