2.6.15 Issue

Morris Bresel passed away on Jan. 29 at age 85 at Rose Blumkin Jewish Home. Services were held on Feb. 1 at Golden Hill Cemetery, 5025 North 42nd Street.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob Bresel and Martha Bresel Wolfson, his wife of 52 years, Jean Bresel, and his brother, Isadore Bressel.

He is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Marge Bresel of Omaha, daughters and sons-in-law, Candee and Jerry Mack of Omaha, and Marti and Larry Fry of Overland Park, KS; grandchildren: Amanda Gurock, Michael Bresel, Amy Bresel, David Bresel, Daniel Fry, Brian Fry, and Jonathan Fry; and great-grandchildren: Mika Bresel, Kaplan Bresel, Leah Gurock, Max Gurock, Jacob Gurock and Sophia Gurock.

Mr. Bresel was born in Kansas City, and attended Omaha Tech High School. He served in the Army Reserves as a First Seargent for over 20 years. Morris was a member of Beth Israel Synagogue for over 50 years. He created Midwest Box Company in 1966 with his wife Jean Bresel and worked there until retirement in 1995. He enjoyed dancing, watching Nebraska football games, old movies, collecting bears and following the stock market. He enjoyed traveling, especially going on cruises. He loved the song, Sunrise, Sunset.  His greatest love was being with his family.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the Rose Blumkin Jewish Home.