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“Dear Kathy and Gary, Our dad's are BIGGER than life and your dad was just that. What a great man. I remember him taking us up north. He also...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Donna Pommerening Roemer

“May Greg rest in peace. He was a wonderful man. I have many memories of Greg, Irene and family. My deepest sympathy to all. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Cheryl (Skalmoski) Schreifels - MN

“Dear Kathy, I am so sorry to hear your dad passed. What a kind and friendly man! My thoughts are with you and your family. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Marie Krueger

“In this difficult time, please take some solace in the fact that Airborne Rangers everywhere mourn with you. Ranger Resch was a national hero and a...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Jerry T

“RIP brother,see you in Valhalla RTLW ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Jim Koonce, 1Sgt retired

“RLTW ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: SGM. Anzelone

“Rest easy Ranger and God Bless.... RLTW ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Brad

“I am so sorry to hear of his passing.I remember sitting in church and he would sometimes poke me and say hello,and he would always be the first...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Crystal Vanderloop - Menasha, WI

“Dear Aunt Jackie, Gary, Kathy and family. Sorry to hear about Uncle Greg. You are in my thoughts and prayers. He served his country and was a true...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Janice J Resch

“Will miss are visits with uncle Greg. Always a kid at heart. He would always thanks us for are vistThanks a million for your service to our...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Tom & Wendy Kiesow - Neenah, WI


Gregory G. Resch 97 passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on March 25, 2017 at Theda Care Regional Medical Center in Neenah, WI. He was born to the late Phillip and Emily (Lorenz) Resch on November 30, 1919. He joined the United States Army in 1940 and served as a Staff-Sargent, first having spent 2.5 years in Panama guarding the Panama Canal, the rest of his 5.5 years of is services as an Army Ranger in the China Berma India theatre with the elite Merrill's Marauders unit. He served in the 5307 Composite Unit code name "Galahad" Red combat team and received many medals including the Bronze Star. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars. After returning home he worked for the Menasha Police Department for 30 years retiring as a Desk Sargent. He then worked for 8 years at the Menasha Corp., retiring in 1983. He married the love of his life Irene ( Jaskolski) Resch on July 2, 1949 at St. John the Baptist Church in Menasha. They celebrated 68 wonderful years together. He was a wonderful husband and father to their two children Gerard and Kathleen (Tom) Gatza. He spent a lot of his time with is grandchildren Andy and Hailey Gatza. After retirement Greg and Irene spent a lot of time traveling around the United States. They traveled to numerous Army reunions and he kept in touch with a lot of his Army buddies. He was able to travel on the Honor Flight in October of 2010. He is survived by his wife Irene of 68 years, his two children; Gerard, of Stone Mountain, Georgia and Kathleen (Thomas) Gatza, Potter, WI. Two grandchildren; Andrew Gatza and Hailey (fiancé Mike Gilbertson) Gatza. Along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers; Roman, Eugene, sister, Hildegarde Seifert and two sisters that passed at birth; Lucille and Dolores. Sister-in-laws; Betty and Colleen Resch, Lorraine Heitl, and Marilyn Vander-Hyden. Brother-in-laws; James Vander-Hyden, Fred Heitl, Vic Seifert and Vernon Jaskoloski. Also preceding him in death was his daughter-in-law Beverly Resch. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH 516 DePere St. Menasha. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass at 11:00 with Fr. Paul Paider officiating. Military Honors will be performed right after the Mass. Online condolences can be made at www.wichmannfargo.com