Kenyon Roesch

Kenyon "Jack" Roesch

Port Huron

Kenyon "Jack" Roesch, 95, of Port Huron, died Thursday, February 6, 2014.

He was born March 14, 1918 to the late Joseph and Minnie Roesch.  He married Harriett Kreft Hall in 1961.  She died in 1995.

Jack was in the Coast Guard during WWII and then joined the United States Army for over 10 years.  He worked for Mueller Brass Co. as a tool crib for 20 years retiring in 1981.  He enjoyed shuffle board, euchre, and spending time in the casino.

He is survived by three sons, Jack (Brenda) Harvey, George (Marcia) Roesch and Michael Roesch; two daughters, Karen Balhoff and Sheila Washburn;  step- children, Nancy (John) Diaz, Barb (Arthur) Velez and Tim (Debbie) Hall; 16 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; many step grandchildren and great grandchildren;  his sister, Margaret Eichenberg; and many nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by a son, Jim Roesch; two brothers, Bud and Arthur; and two sisters, Mary and Marion.

Visiting hours will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday in Smith Family Funeral Home-North.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 10, 2014 in Smith Family Funeral Home-North, 1525 Hancock Street, Port Huron with visitation starting at 10:00 a.m.  Reverend Max Amstutz will officiate.

Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be his family.  Military Honors will be conducted under the auspices of the St. Clair County Allied Veterans.


Funeral Home

Smith Family Funeral Home (North)
1525 Hancock St. Port Huron, MI 48060
(810) 985-4351

Published in The Times Herald on Feb. 9, 2014