Relationship to conference: Retired elder
Date of death: April 19, 2023 at age 92
Arrangements: A memorial service will be held June 16 at Hamline UMC in St. Paul. More details to follow.
Appointment information: Rev. Dreisbach was ordained as a deacon in 1960 and as an elder in 1962. He served churches in the Newark Conference (now Greater New Jersey Conference) before serving as a chaplain at Hamline University. He then served Minnesota churches in St. Paul (Wesley and Camphor Memorial UMCs) and Becker. He was also a professor at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. He retired in 1995.
Rev. Dreisbach is survived by his wife, Christine; children, Jeff (Holli), Chris (Rebecca), and Gretchen; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and 13 nieces and nephews.
Cards of condolence can be sent to Christine Dreisbach, 1749 Taylor Ave. W, St. Paul, MN 55104.
Memorials are preferred to Hamline UMC.
An obituary is available on the website of the Holcomb-Henry-Boom-Purcell Funeral Home.
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