Dennis L. Kreisher, 78 0f Markle passed away on Monday, March 25, 2013 at the Markle Health and Rehabilitation Center. Dennis was a 1952 graduate of Markle High School. He was a member of the Markle United Methodist Church. He was a former Markle Town Board member for 15 years and was a volunteer fireman for the Markle Volunteer Fire Department for 31 years. He worked as a truck driver at Fox and also at Primco Incorporated in Fort Wayne for 31 years, retiring in 2002. He had worked with his father at Kreisher 66 in Markle for 10 years.
Dennis was born in Huntington the son of Henry E. and Ruby E. Kreisher.
His first marriage was to Billie Joan Gillingham, she preceded him in death. His second marriage was to Emilie A. Mason on January 4, 1974 at the Markle United Methodist Church. His wife survives.
Additional survivors include two sons: Dennis D. Kreisher of New Haven; Gregory A. Kreisher of Florida; two stepsons: Alan W. Jackson of Decatur; Phillip M. Jackson of Markle; a stepdaughter: Terri Lynn Forst of Markle; a sister: Linda (Robert) Reed of Markle; ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a stepdaughter: Jill A. Wellman.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee Street, Markle, Indiana.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, March 29, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel with Pastor Steve McPeek officiating.
Interment will be at the Markle Cemetery.
Memorials may be made out to: The Awakening Community Church Indiana Dream Center or to Markle Fire Department in care of Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.