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James H. "Jim" Deisenroth

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James H. "Jim" Deisenroth Obituary
Deisenroth, James H. "Jim",

88, passed away at home on September 23, 2017.

He was born on February 17, 1929 in Louisville, KY. He graduated from Manual High School in 1947. He proudly served his country in the Korean War. In 1950 Jim became a Funeral Director and Embalmer for Owen Funeral Home for 20 years. He was the owner of Louisville Valve and Fitting for 20 years and retired at the age of 54. He attended Shively Christian Church where he was a member of the Action class. He was an advocate for the special needs community in the State of Kentucky. He was instrumental in the Michelle P. Waiver which is named after his beloved granddaughter. He loved to read and spend time with his family and friends.

Among those who preceded him in death include his parents, Clifton Earl Deisenroth, Sr. and Bertha Hannah Elizabeth Woertz Deisenroth, his brothers, Clifton Earl Deisenroth, Jr., Wilbur John Deisenroth, and Lloyd Henry Pete Deisenroth.

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Betty J. Deisenroth, his daughter, Jamie Phillips-Boggs, his daughter by heart Karen Klain (Scott), his loving granddaughter whom he raised from birth, Michelle Lynn Phillips, grandchildren, Tyler Klain and Kaitlyn Klain.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Highway.

Visitation will be Tuesday 2-8 p.m. at Owen Funeral Home.

He will be laid to rest at Cave Hill Cemetery.

Job well done my good and faithful servant.
Published in The Courier-Journal from Sept. 24 to Sept. 26, 2017
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