Victor E. Asch, age 92, a lifelong resident of New Buffalo, died peacefully Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.
His life began July 19, 1929, in South Bend, Indiana, to Homer and Mary Asch.
He married Catherine Murabito May 14, 1953, in Crown Point, Indiana. After 53 years of marriage, she preceded him in death in 2006.
Vic had a great sense of humor. He enjoyed camping, taking family vacations every summer, and fishing. Vic and Catherine loved to travel. His grandchildren and great grandchildren were the light of his life. He served in the Air Force from 1951 to 1955.
Vic will be greatly missed by family and friends. He is survived by three sons, Clifford Asch of New Buffalo, Dale Asch of New Buffalo, Jay Asch (Vicky) Three Oaks; one daughter, Karen Asch of Kalamazoo; four grandchildren, Amanda (Jon) Wulff, Christina Asch, Nicole (Keith) Kehoe, Brandon; five great-grandchildren, Victoria, Sophia, Aiden, Waylon, and Aubrey; his dear friend, Bedge Stromer of New Buffalo; and a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Vic was preceded in death by his wife; his granddaughter, Robyn; and one brother, Donald.
Family and friends will gather Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, from 4 until 6 p.m. A Celebration of Life service will be held Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, at 2 p.m. in Wagner Family Funerals Pobocik Chapel, 106 Ash St. East, Three Oaks, with The Reverend Father Basker Lopez officiating.
Mr. Asch will be laid to rest with his beloved wife, Catherine, in Pine Grove Cemetery, New Buffalo.
The family prefers contributions in memory of Vic be made to Michiana Down Syndrome; please make checks payable to DSFSAG, P.O. Box 1454, Granger, IN, 46530; or to The American Heart Association – Michigan, American Center, 27777 Franklin Rd., Suite 1150, Southfield, MI, 48034.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Wagner Family Funerals Pobocik Chapel, Three Oaks. Please share a memory or a message online: wagnercares.com.