IRVING R. LESCH, AGE 88, OF LOMBARD, formerly of Norridge,

Written by Brust Funeral Home on January 30th, 2011

IRVING R. LESCH, AGE 88, OF LOMBARD, formerly of Norridge, died January 28, at home.  Visitation will be Monday, January 31, from 2 p.m. until time of funeral service at 8:30 p.m. at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.  Interment will be private at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.

Mr. Lesch is survived by his daughter Christine (James “Ross”) Quinn of Davis, IL, and his son Lee (Laurel) Lesch of Lombard; his grandchildren:  Kelcey (Alan) Coveyou of Michigan, Jancy Quinn of Australia, Brianne (Tony) Turano of Round Lake, IL, Carly Quinn of California, Shaunessy Quinn of California, Brandon Lesch of Lombard, Delaney Quinn of Schaumberg, IL, and Shanairra Quinn of Davis, IL.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years Dorothy M. nee Proehle, two brothers and one sister.

Mr. Lesch had been a resident of Lombard for five years, DesPlaines for 5 years and Norridge for 46 years.  He retired from Castle Metals after 20 years as a steel salesman.  He was a veteran of the U. S. Army having served during World War II in the 31st Infantry Division of the U. S. Army in the following 3 campaigns:  East Indies, New Guinea and South Philippines.  The received the Combat Infantryman Badge and three bronze battle stars.  He was a member of VFW Post 2992.  He was a former Cub and Boy Scout leader and also a former member of Moose and Lions Clubs.  He was a current member of the Elks Club in Des Plaines.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to M.S. Society would be appreciated.

Arrangements by Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard, IL.

 

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