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Deseret Morning News, 06/09/09
Our beloved Dad, Grandpa, Great-Grandpa, Uncle, and Brother, Max John Eschler, passed away
peacefully at his home on June 5, 2009.He was born August 27th, 1918 in Bern, Idaho to
Anna Elizabeth and Louis Moroni Eschler. He attended schools in Bear Lake Valley and
graduated from Montpelier High School. He married Katherine Deana Johnson on January 8,
1947. Sealed in the Salt Lake LDS Temple for time and all eternity. He will be remembered
for his sense of humor and sharp wit, as well as a dedicated father, great husband,
wonderful grandfather, proud of his Swiss heritage. He was a dedicated member of The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and faithfully served in his callings
including, Elders Quorum, Bishopric, Gospel Doctrine teacher, Sunday School Presidency,
and High Council. He served missions with his wife to Jackson, Mississippi, Rochester, New
York, and Temple Square. He was proud of his country and served five years during World
War II as a tank commander in !
Africa and Italy as a member of the 752nd Tank Battalion. He is survived by his children
Carol Ann (Cissy) and Lynn Cook of Centerville; Lee and Brenda Eschler, Woods Cross; 13
grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Two sisters Theda Leak and Donna Kennett. He was
preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 57 years and his beloved son, Douglas Jay
(Cubby) Eschler. Funeral Services will held Friday, June 12 at 1:00 p.m. at the Rose Park
Stake Center, 760 North 1200 West, Salt Lake City, Utah. A viewing will be held Thursday,
June 11, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Russon Brothers Mortuary, 295 North Main, Bountiful, and at the
church preceding the service, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Graveside service at Montpelier,
Idaho Cemetery Saturday, June 13, 1:00 p.m.
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