Retired U. S. Marine Colonel Earl C. Dresbach Jr. of Sequim died in Green Valley, Arizona, at the age of 79.
He was born in Colerain Township, Ohio, to Earl C. Sr. and Ilda (Kellenberger) Dresbach. He married Jane Alice Selmer on May 19, 1951, in Coronado, California. She preceded him in death.
Colonel Dresbach retired from the Marine Corps after 33 years, having served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He later worked for the Tandy Corp. in Texas.
He is survived by brothers and sisters-in-law Harold G. and Freda Dresbach and D. Phillip and Marilyn Dresbach, all of Chillicothe, Ohio. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Marjorie E. and Richard Bowers, and sister-in-law June Dresbach
Services: None are planned.
Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.
DRESBACH, EARL C JR
COL US MARINE CORPS
WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/15/1923
DATE OF DEATH: 05/29/2002
BURIED AT: SECTION 65 SITE 857
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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