Steven Leo (Steve) Dresch, 55, of Washington Court House, Ohio passed away Sunday, February 4, 2024, at 8:35 p.m. at his home.  He had been ill since February 2022.

He was born January 31, 1969, in Cincinnati, Ohio to Gerald Anthony and Diane Lois Farrell Dresch.  He was 1987 graduate of Washington High School and lived most of his life in this community.

Steve formerly was a warehouseman at Super Valu in Springfield, Ohio.  He later worked at Domtar, Inc. and Land O’Lakes Purina and currently was a warehouseman at the Walmart Distribution Center in Washington Court House.

He had been a member of the Boy Scouts of America.

Steve was preceded in death by his father on July 11, 2001; a brother, Tony Dresch on March 22,1987, and his mother-in-law, Bernice Brannigan on December 24, 2020.

He is survived by his wife, the former Kelli Jo Brannigan whom he married August 8,1997; three children, Jennifer Taylor, Nicholas Dresch and Brittany Skaggs, all of Washington Court House; eight grandchildren whom he dearly loved, Ian and Aubreyann Taylor, Paisley, Quinn, Norah and Knox Skaggs and Leo and Evelyn Dresch; his mother, Diane Dresch of Washington Court House; a brother and sister-in-law, Gerald A. (Gerry) and Natalie Dresch, Jr. of Nashville, TN; two sisters, Doreen (Joe) Hicks of Marysville and Karen (Tony Jones) Reno of Hillsboro; a sister-in-law, Elizabeth “Beth” Brannigan of Washington Court House and many nieces and nephews.

To honor his wishes, cremation will take place.

A memorial service will be held Monday, February 12, 2024, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Danny Dodds, minister at the Greenfield Church of Christ, officiating.  Burial of the cremains will follow in the Washington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from Monday from 11 a.m. until time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Fayette County, 222 North Oakland Avenue or the Fayette Regional Humane Society, 4 Commercial Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.

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  • Tony Brannigan says:

    Kelli, Beth, Karen and family,
    Our hearts are heavy for your loss. Sending our sincere condolences, prayers and love to you all.

    Tony and Sheryll