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10/29/1945 - 04/12/2021
Cemetery Fort Bliss National Cemetery
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John Albert Droessler of Des Moines, IA, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 12, 2021 at Sundale Adult Foster Home. He was born on October 29, 1945. He graduated from Dowling Catholic High school and enlisted in the US. Army from (1965–1971) where he served two tours in the Vietnam War. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and Marksman’s Badge w/Rifle Bar.
He Graduated from Metropolitan State College of Denver in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. He was a professional soccer and volleyball referee. After retiring from US Bank, Denver, CO, in 2001 as a Collections Manager, he moved to El Paso, TX, where he worked as a Senior Collector with First Light Federal Credit Union. He spent his retirement years in El Paso, TX, refereeing with El Paso Parks and Recreation.
John Droessler is survived by his brother, Robert Droessler, son, Michael Droessler, grandchildren, Michael and William Droessler. Loving family friends, Dora, Ralph and Vivian Blanco, Paola, Diego and Rachel Enriquez, Lonnie Gilbertson and beloved friend of 22 years Claudia Gilbertson.
Graveside service will be held at Fort Bliss National Cemetery on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 1:30pm.