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Kresh, Herbert

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October 23, 1923 - May 16, 2015

Kresh, Herbert

Dr. Herbert Kresh, MD, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2015 on Armed Forces Day at age 91.

He was a veteran of WWII, landed in Normandy on D-Day, and received the Purple Heart.  He was a true renaissance man, a voracious reader, a student of literature, history, the arts, sciences, medicine, and a world traveler.  Herb received his MD from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine.

He was a devoted husband to the late Bettye Kresh, mother of 3 sons, David, Barry, and Norman and families.  He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Shirley Telisman Kresh and her beloved family.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

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