Charles H. Dosch age 89 of Princeton passed away Monday evening Nov. 24, 2008 at the River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton.


Charles was born Nov.6, 1919 in Princeton, IN to Curtis and Elsie (Deffandall) Dosch. He had lived in Princeton all of his life.


He retired as the owner operator of Dosch Shoe Service in Princeton, which he operated for over 30 years. Before that he had worked for the Southern Railroad. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Force serving during W.W. II. 

Charles was a member of the United Presbyterian Church in
Princeton where he had served as an Elder, Deacon and as Sunday School Treasurer for many years. He was Life Member of the V.F.W. Post 1147 where he served on the funeral detail. He had formerly enjoyed bowling, which he did for many years. 

He is survived by his wife: Betty (Greek) Dosch of Princeton to whom he married in 1946, a brother: John (Leah) Dosch,
Greenwood, IN, sister: Agnes Dosch, Indianapolis, IN, brothers-in-law and sisters–in-law: Bennie and Juanita Coomer, Princeton and Ralph and Lisa Greek, Des Moines, IA, sister-in-law: Vivian Skelton, Princeton, and several nieces and nephews. 

Charles was preceded in death by his parents, sister: Katherine Curry, niece: Becky Curry and brother: Bob Dosch

Funeral Services will be
11 a.m. Saturday Nov. 29, 2008 at the Colvin Funeral Home with the Rev. Barry Wynveen. Burial will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery in Princeton.


Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. V.F.W. Post 1147 will conduct military graveside services.