Merrill “Shorty” Aubrecht, 79, died on Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, at VAMC following a long illness.
Funeral Services with military honors were held Jan. 17 at Lensing’s Oak Hill in Coralville with the Rev. Alecia Williams officiating. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery, Coralville. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.
Shorty was born Dec. 28, 1932, in Iowa City, the son of George and Bess Thomas Aubrecht. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. On Jan. 15, 1955, he married Betty Grecian in Lone Tree. Shorty had been the manager of Meadowbrook Mobile Home Park. He pulled mobile homes and had been employed at River Products.
Local survivors include Sherrie Aubrecht of North Liberty.
He was preceded in death by his parents and seven siblings, Harold and Maynard, Lucille Kutcher, Letha Musser, Lillian Allen, Donna Zeithamel and Marjorie Anciaux.
Online condolences may be sent to www.lensingfuneral.com.