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John Elroy Hetrick, Sr.

July 15, 2017

Mr. John Elroy Hetrick, Sr., age 57, of Brandenburg, KY, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at his residence.  John was a member of the United States Army for twelve years as a unit supply sergeant and was present at the destruction of the Berlin Wall.  John was a veteran of desert storm and the recipient of the national defense medal, the overseas service ribbon, and Expert Badge for the M-16 rifle.  John was also a proud member of the V.F.W.

John was preceded in death by a sister, Connie Whitehead; and a brother-in-law, Leonard Strobbe.  He is survived by his significant other, Jean LaBanca, Brandenburg, KY; four children, John Hetrick, Jr., Glen Hetrick, both of Brandenburg, KY, Samantha (Max) Stull, USAF, WV, Andrew Roney, Houston, TX; three brothers, Warren (Lou Ann) Hetrick, Clifford (Birdie) Hetrick, Jr., William (Mary) Hetrick; and six sisters, Phyllis (Al) Jaros, Carol (Jim) Lesk, Betty (Gary) Osborn, Judy Strobbe, Tracy (Mike) Drumm and Vickie Libby.

Graveside services will be held at a later date at Lakeview Cemetery in Kinross, MI.  Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hager Funeral Home to aid the family with expenses. 


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