John Enzenbacher

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

John Enzenbacher, 86, of Cassville, passed away Monday, Oct. 26, 2015.

He was born March 30, 1929, in Chicago, Ill., son of John Paul and Dorothy (Barney) Enzenbacher. On April 9, 1955, he was united in marriage to Connie Rush, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his parents; one daughter, Deborah Enzenbacher and one brother, Charles.

Survivors include: five daughters, Sandra Roller and her husband, Gordon, of Cassville, Kathrine Barfield and her husband, Keith, of Cassville, Sharon Brocato and her husband, Paul, of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., Rhonda Palma and her husband, Fred, of Glen Ellyn, Ill., and Tina Hardin and her husband, Mark, of Joplin; three sisters, Doris Gianotti, of Chicago, Ill., Lois Lorenz, of Round Lake, Ill., and Carol Lode, of Montana; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He grew up and received his education in Chicago, Ill. At the age of 15, he joined the Merchant Marines and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was an iron worker most of his life. In 1976, he moved to Missouri. For eight years he owned and operated Hillcrest Cottage in Viola. He was a member of St. Edwards Catholic Church.

Funeral services were held Thursday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Father John Braun conducted the services. Burial with military honors was at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville.

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