Joachim “John” Benno Loeser, 83, of Southern Pines, passed on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 at Pinehurst Health Care and Rehab in Pinehurst.

A memorial service will be held 1:30 PM, February 3rd, 2018 at Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Southern Pines with Pastor Linn Fisher officiating.
Mr. Loeser was born December 28, 1934 in Germany to the late Otto Benno Loeser and Lotte Gertrud (Dix) Loeser. He retired to Moore County in 1996 after working for General Motors for over 34 years. He became a member of the Our Saviour Lutheran Church. Mr. Loeser was an avid beer stein collector and a member of Stein Collectors International.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Annemarie Theresia (Koerner) Loeser; A son, Mark Benno Loeser and wife Lisa of Rochester, NY; A daughter, Annette Theresia Downey and husband Dennis of Matthews, NC; A brother, Bernd Loeser of Dresden, Germany; Three grandchildren, Grace Loeser, Christopher Downey, and Megan Downey; He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ingeborg Proeschold and Regina Gruber.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of John Loeser to the Parkinson’s Association of the Carolinas at 5970 Fairview Rd. Suite 217, Charlotte, NC 28277 or Our Saviour Lutheran Church in 1517 Luther Way, Southern Pines, NC 28387.

Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines is serving the family.

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Mr. Loeser’s family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers at Sandhills Sentinel.

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