David F. "Hobe" Kress, 83, JasperDecember 23, 2020
David F. "Hobe" Kress, age 83, of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 1:20 p.m. on Saturday, December 19, 2020, in Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana.
Dave was born in Jasper, Indiana, on July 27, 1937, to Thomas and Marguerite (Melchoir) Kress. He was raised by his father, Thomas and his stepmother, Wilmenia Weisheit. He married Marilyn Kreilein on June 8, 1963, in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Jasper, Indiana. She preceded him in death on December 22, 2018.
Dave was a 1955 graduate of Jasper High School and a United States Air Force Veteran.
He was production manager at Forest Products in Jasper, where he retired after 45 years.
He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, American Legion Post #147, and the Jasper K of C.
He enjoyed dancing, working outside, especially landscaping, watching birds, listening to the radio, especially WITZ, popping popcorn, camping, and spending time with family and friends.
Surviving are one daughter, Maria Duncan, Jasper, IN, two sons, Kurt Kress (John O'Grady), Playa del Carmen, MX, Jason (Giah) Kress, Hendersonville TN, six grandchildren, Kody Kress, Noah Kress-Jones, Canyon Duncan, Drake Lee, Brennan Kress, Ethan Kress, two great granddaughters, Kyley Kress and Karilyn Ross Kress, and one brother, Richard Kress, Aurora, CO.
Preceding him in death besides his wife, are three brothers, Thomas Kress Jr., and Charles and Lawrence Weisheit.
A visitation, Mass of Christian Burial, and burial will all be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the wishes of the family or to a favorite charity.
Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.
More on DuboisCountyHerald.com
Lindsey Welp is a saxophonist performing at 6 p.m. June 25 at the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center.
Jasper native and saxophonist Lindsey Welp returns to her hometown on June 25 at 6 p.m. for an...
The old Sternberg Furniture building, which has been dim and empty for the past few years, was...
After a year of being shut down due to COVID-19, the Spirit of Jasper train is set to run again...
The Indiana State Department of Health reported Wednesday another COVID-19-related death in...
Miss Ohio Valley Priscilla Olson, 22, of Ireland will compete next week in Zionsville for the...
Parents, guardians and babysitters, have no fear — summer in Dubois County is going to be full...
Jasper Community Arts is presenting the artwork of installation artist Kristina Arnold for the...