Viator Heiser

M, b. 2 April 1926, d. before 2003
Father*Roman Christ Heiser b. 1898, d. 1964
Mother*Caroline M. Dischler b. 18 Jul 1897, d. 8 Sep 1987
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 April 1926Viator Heiser was born on 2 April 1926 at Wisconsin twin with Victor.
He was the son of Roman Christ Heiser and Caroline M. Dischler.
Deathbefore 2003Viator Heiser died before 2003.

Roman Heiser Jr.

M, b. 23 April 1928, d. 27 October 2003
Father*Roman Christ Heiser b. 1898, d. 1964
Mother*Caroline M. Dischler b. 18 Jul 1897, d. 8 Sep 1987
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRoman Heiser Jr. was also known as Buck.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 April 1928Roman Heiser Jr. was born on 23 April 1928 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Roman Christ Heiser and Caroline M. Dischler.
Marriage25 June 1966Roman Heiser Jr. married Florence Gundlach, daughter of Franklin John Gundlach and Bernice R. Rose, on 25 June 1966.
Death27 October 2003Roman Heiser Jr. died on 27 October 2003 at Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 75 Roman J Heiser obituary.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal October 31, 2003 - Roman J Heiser obituary

Caroline Heiser

F, b. circa 1933
Father*Roman Christ Heiser b. 1898, d. 1964
Mother*Caroline M. Dischler b. 18 Jul 1897, d. 8 Sep 1987
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kilian.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCaroline Heiser married Elmer Kilian.
Birthcirca 1933Caroline Heiser was born circa 1933 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Roman Christ Heiser and Caroline M. Dischler.

Melvin Heiser

M, b. circa 1935
Father*Roman Christ Heiser b. 1898, d. 1964
Mother*Caroline M. Dischler b. 18 Jul 1897, d. 8 Sep 1987
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1935Melvin Heiser was born circa 1935 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Roman Christ Heiser and Caroline M. Dischler.

Marvin Heiser

M, b. circa 1935
Father*Roman Christ Heiser b. 1898, d. 1964
Mother*Caroline M. Dischler b. 18 Jul 1897, d. 8 Sep 1987
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMarvin Heiser married Judy (?).
Birthcirca 1935Marvin Heiser was born circa 1935 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Roman Christ Heiser and Caroline M. Dischler.

Kenneth Heiser

M, b. circa 1938
Father*Roman Christ Heiser b. 1898, d. 1964
Mother*Caroline M. Dischler b. 18 Jul 1897, d. 8 Sep 1987
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageKenneth Heiser married Ann (?).
Birthcirca 1938Kenneth Heiser was born circa 1938 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Roman Christ Heiser and Caroline M. Dischler.

Louis Liegel

M, b. 20 January 1937, d. December 1980
Father*Walter Liegel b. 4 Dec 1890, d. Sep 1970
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Aron b. 26 Feb 1895, d. 28 Jun 1992
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 January 1937Louis Liegel was born on 20 January 1937 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Walter Liegel and Mary Elizabeth Aron.
DeathDecember 1980Louis Liegel died in December 1980 at age 43.
Census DateLocationDescription
24 April 1940Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinLouis Liegel was listed as a son in Walter Liegel's household on the 1940 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 56-14.

Bernard Otto Liegel

M, b. 6 April 1926, d. 21 March 2000
Father*Anton C. Liegel b. Oct 1898, d. Nov 1977
Mother*Anna M. Volk b. Nov 1894, d. 1960
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameBernard Otto Liegel also went by the name of Bernie.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 April 1926Bernard Otto Liegel was born on 6 April 1926 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Anton C. Liegel and Anna M. Volk.
Death21 March 2000Bernard Otto Liegel died on 21 March 2000 at age 73.

Theresa Lucy Liegel

F, b. 13 September 1930, d. 22 May 1999
Father*Anton C. Liegel b. Oct 1898, d. Nov 1977
Mother*Anna M. Volk b. Nov 1894, d. 1960
Theresa Liegel 1963 administration staff of Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 September 1930Theresa Lucy Liegel was born on 13 September 1930 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Anton C. Liegel and Anna M. Volk.
Death22 May 1999Theresa Lucy Liegel died on 22 May 1999 at age 68.
  • Theresa Lucy Liegel was a in 1963 at administration staff of Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Richard Liegel

M, b. 19 May 1935, d. 21 January 2016
Father*Anton C. Liegel b. Oct 1898, d. Nov 1977
Mother*Anna M. Volk b. Nov 1894, d. 1960
Richard Liegel 1954 senior portrait St Lukes Catholic School, Plain, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 May 1935Richard Liegel was born on 19 May 1935 at twin with Bill, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Anton C. Liegel and Anna M. Volk.
Marriage28 November 1963Richard Liegel married Sandra M. West on 28 November 1963.
Death21 January 2016Richard Liegel died on 21 January 2016 at age 80 Richard R. Liegel, age 80, of Reedsburg, died peacefully on Thursday, January 21, 2016. He was born on May 19, 1935 in the Township of Franklin, Sauk County, the son of Anton and Anna (Volk) Leigel. Rich was a graduate of St. Luke's Catholic School in Plain. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1958-1961. On November 28, 1963, he was married to the former Sandra M. West. Rich began working at General Telephone. He then worked as a fire fighter at Badger Ordinance for many years until his retirement. Following his retirement, he worked for several years at the Hoof Funeral Home. Rich served as a member of the Reedsburg Fire Department for thirty-seven years. He was also a faithful member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Rich enjoyed bowling, socializing and spending time with his family. Survivors include his four children: Steven Liegel, and his wife, Deanna, of Sun Prairie, and their sons: Alex, Ryan and Zachary; Richelle (Randy) Freng, of Mauston, and her children: Randi (Darrell) Petty, Bradlee, Cody and Dylan McBee; Toni (Greg) Pierce, of Neenah, and their children: Jessica, Matthew, Meghan (Andrew) and Kayla; Lori (Jasen) Glasbrenner, of Richmond, VA, and their children: Elias, Isaiah, Erin and Alivia; his great grandchildren: Robert, Michael, Zachary, MaKenna, Mason, Selena and Angelique; his twin brother: Bill (Marcy) Liegel, of Sauk City; his sister: Monica Liegel, of Reedsburg; his sister-in-law: Allene Liegel, of Reedsburg; two nieces; other relatives and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandy, on September 19, 2013; his sister: Theresa Liegel and three brothers: Bernie, Melvin and Paul Liegel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 A.M. on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Reedsburg with Father David Carrano officiating. Interment with military rites will be in Calvary Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Monday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg where a Scripture service will be held at 7:30 P.M. There will also be a visitation from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or the Reedsburg Fire Department would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
  • Richard Liegel graduated in 1954 at St Luke's Catholic School, Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Melvin F. Liegel

M, b. circa 1938, d. before 2016
Father*Anton C. Liegel b. Oct 1898, d. Nov 1977
Mother*Anna M. Volk b. Nov 1894, d. 1960
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1938Melvin F. Liegel was born circa 1938 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Anton C. Liegel and Anna M. Volk.
Deathbefore 2016Melvin F. Liegel died before 2016.

Francis Lins

M, b. circa 1924, d. before 2015
Father*Frank Joseph Lins b. 28 Aug 1892, d. 12 Oct 1988
Mother*Cecelia M. Gruber b. 1901, d. 13 Dec 1967
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1924Francis Lins was born circa 1924 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Frank Joseph Lins and Cecelia M. Gruber.
Deathbefore 2015Francis Lins died before 2015.

Donald Lins

M, b. 20 May 1925, d. 21 July 2015
Father*Frank Joseph Lins b. 28 Aug 1892, d. 12 Oct 1988
Mother*Cecelia M. Gruber b. 1901, d. 13 Dec 1967
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 May 1925Donald Lins was born on 20 May 1925 at Wood, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Frank Joseph Lins and Cecelia M. Gruber.
Marriage16 August 1949Donald Lins married Imelda Marklein, daughter of Herman G. Marklein and Erna L. Willey, on 16 August 1949.
Death21 July 2015Donald Lins died on 21 July 2015 at age 90 Donald Lins, age 90, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at his residence. He was born on May 20, 1925, in Wood County, the son of the late Frank and Cecilia (Gruber) Lins. He was united in marriage to Imelda (Marklein) on Aug. 16, 1949.

He is survived by his wife, Imelda; seven children, Duane (Bonnie) Diane Lins, David (Diane), Darrell (Vicki), Tim (Joleen), Karen (Martin) Ganser and Julie (Brad) Keith; 18 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren; a brother, Gary; four sisters, Bernadine Beck, Val Phillips, Imelda (Rich) Adelman and Lois Degener. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, a sister, and two grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. ALOYSIUS CATHOLIC CHURCH, Sauk City, at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, July 24, 2015. Burial will follow in St. Aloysius Cemetery. A visitation will be held at HOOVERSON FUNERAL HOME, Sauk City, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 23, 2015, and also at the funeral home on Friday morning from 10 a.m. until 11:15 a.m.

Victor Lins

M, b. circa 1929, d. before 2015
Father*Frank Joseph Lins b. 28 Aug 1892, d. 12 Oct 1988
Mother*Cecelia M. Gruber b. 1901, d. 13 Dec 1967
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1929Victor Lins was born circa 1929 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Frank Joseph Lins and Cecelia M. Gruber.
Deathbefore 2015Victor Lins died before 2015.

Evelyn Lins

F, b. circa 1931, d. before 2015
Father*Frank Joseph Lins b. 28 Aug 1892, d. 12 Oct 1988
Mother*Cecelia M. Gruber b. 1901, d. 13 Dec 1967
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Dwyer.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEvelyn Lins married (?) Dwyer.
Birthcirca 1931Evelyn Lins was born circa 1931 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frank Joseph Lins and Cecelia M. Gruber.
Deathbefore 2015Evelyn Lins died before 2015.

Valerie Emma Lins

F, b. 26 October 1932, d. 30 August 2015
Father*Frank Joseph Lins b. 28 Aug 1892, d. 12 Oct 1988
Mother*Cecelia M. Gruber b. 1901, d. 13 Dec 1967
Valeria E Lins - Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI 1950
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Phillips.
Name VariationValerie Emma Lins was also known as Valeria.
Name VariationValerie Emma Lins was also known as Val.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 October 1932Valerie Emma Lins was born on 26 October 1932 at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frank Joseph Lins and Cecelia M. Gruber.
Death30 August 2015Valerie Emma Lins died on 30 August 2015 at age 82 Valerie Emma Phillips, age 82, of Reedsburg, died on Sunday, August 30, 2015 in the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center. She was born on October 26, 1932 in the Township of Franklin, Sauk County, the daughter of Frank and Cecilia (Gruber) Lins. Val was active in 4-H and provided daycare in her home for many years. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, basket weaving and doing her daily crossword puzzles. Survivors include her six daughters: Kathleen (Kim) Overgaard, Jeanne (John) Kast, Laurell (Scott) Cooper, Roberta Duren, Sue Ellen Phillips and Jennifer (Dennis) Littfin; nine grandchildren: Heather, Mike, Nick, Blake, Cole, Rachel, William, Sarah Jane and Sophia; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters: Bernadette Beck, Imelda (Richard) Adelman and Lois Degner; one brother: Gary (Virginia) Lins. She was preceded in death by a daughter: Nancy Phillips; son: Jeffrey; an infant son; her grandson: Nathan Kast; three brothers: Francis; Victor and Donald Lins and one sister: Evelyn Dwyer. A private family memorial service will be held at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Lime Ridge with Deacon Ron Pickar officiating. Interment will follow in St. Boniface Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
  • Valerie Emma Lins graduated in 1950 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Valerie Emma Lins

Alfred Hanusa

M, b. 12 June 1917, d. 10 April 1967
Father*Herman Carl John Hanusa b. 6 Aug 1888, d. 1952
Mother*Anna Katherina Pagel b. 15 Oct 1896, d. 13 Jun 1988
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 June 1917Alfred Hanusa was born on 12 June 1917 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Herman Carl John Hanusa and Anna Katherina Pagel.
Marriage26 November 1936Alfred Hanusa married Eva Martha Anna Grossklaus on 26 November 1936 at St. John's, Leland, Wisconsin.1
Death10 April 1967Alfred Hanusa died on 10 April 1967 at Houston, Harris, Texas, at age 49.

Child of Alfred Hanusa and Eva Martha Anna Grossklaus

Citations

  1. [S386] Lutheran Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church Records 1875-1940.

Eva Martha Anna Grossklaus

F, b. 16 March 1918, d. 6 September 1993
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name26 November 1936As of 26 November 1936,her married name was Hanusa.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 March 1918Eva Martha Anna Grossklaus was born on 16 March 1918 at Wisconsin.
Marriage26 November 1936She married Alfred Hanusa, son of Herman Carl John Hanusa and Anna Katherina Pagel, on 26 November 1936 at St. John's, Leland, Wisconsin.1
Death6 September 1993Eva Martha Anna Grossklaus died on 6 September 1993 at age 75.

Child of Eva Martha Anna Grossklaus and Alfred Hanusa

Citations

  1. [S386] Lutheran Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church Records 1875-1940.

Gene Hanusa

M, b. 28 May 1937, d. 19 September 2020
Father*Alfred Hanusa b. 12 Jun 1917, d. 10 Apr 1967
Mother*Eva Martha Anna Grossklaus b. 16 Mar 1918, d. 6 Sep 1993
Gene Hanusa
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 May 1937Gene Hanusa was born on 28 May 1937 at Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Alfred Hanusa and Eva Martha Anna Grossklaus.
Death19 September 2020Gene Hanusa died on 19 September 2020 at Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 83 Gene Hanusa, age 83, of Baraboo, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at his residence. Gene was born at home in the Township of Honey Creek, Sauk County, on May 28, 1937, the son of Alfred and Eva (Grosklaus) Hanusa.

In 1960, Gene was drafted into the U.S. Army and proudly served his country during the Cuban Missile crisis. On April 15, 1972, he married the love of his life, Karen Crary.

Gene was a carpet installer and was well known by many local businesses. He formed many friendships over the 56 years of installing carpet. After his retirement, he enjoyed painting and building unique craft items which he shared with family and friends. He enjoyed watching the Badgers, Brewers and NASCAR and was a serious devoted Packers fan.

Gene was well known for his Christmas light displays every holiday season. He also was proud playing the role of Santa Claus throughout the neighborhood. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and will be dearly missed by his family and many friends.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Karen; two sons, Darren (Adele) Hanusa and Tim (Sharon) Meyer; four grandchildren, Addison, Erik, Kayla and Nicole; four siblings, Gladys Mazerek, Marian Bindl, Cliff (Linda) Hanusa and Sandy (Andy) Haskins; two brothers-in-law, Terry (Peggy) Crary and Jerry (Donise) Crary; close friend, Lonnie (June) Sutton; and many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death by two brothers-in-law, Fred Bindl and Claude Mazerek. A private family service will take place at a later date. Baldwin Funeral Services is assisting the family with arrangements.

Raymond G. Gruber

M, b. 1 July 1931, d. 5 March 2002
Father*Alois Joseph Gruber b. 21 Jun 1894, d. Jan 1967
Mother*Clara Mary Pulvermacher b. 21 Sep 1896, d. Sep 1975
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 July 1931Raymond G. Gruber was born on 1 July 1931 at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Alois Joseph Gruber and Clara Mary Pulvermacher.
Death5 March 2002Raymond G. Gruber died on 5 March 2002 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 70 Raymond G Gruber obituary.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal March 7, 2002 - Raymond G Gruber obituary

Caroline Gruber

F, b. circa 1933
Father*Alois Joseph Gruber b. 21 Jun 1894, d. Jan 1967
Mother*Clara Mary Pulvermacher b. 21 Sep 1896, d. Sep 1975
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCaroline Gruber was also known as Kelly.
Married Name26 June 1951As of 26 June 1951,her married name was Mueller.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1933Caroline Gruber was born circa 1933 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Alois Joseph Gruber and Clara Mary Pulvermacher.
Marriage26 June 1951Caroline Gruber married Leslie Mueller on 26 June 1951.

Arlene Gruber

F, b. circa 1934
Father*Alois Joseph Gruber b. 21 Jun 1894, d. Jan 1967
Mother*Clara Mary Pulvermacher b. 21 Sep 1896, d. Sep 1975
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Louis.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageArlene Gruber married Gus Louis, son of Henry Louis and Katherine M. Honer.
Birthcirca 1934Arlene Gruber was born circa 1934 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Alois Joseph Gruber and Clara Mary Pulvermacher.

Alois Gruber Jr.

M, b. circa 1937, d. between 2002 and 2016
Father*Alois Joseph Gruber b. 21 Jun 1894, d. Jan 1967
Mother*Clara Mary Pulvermacher b. 21 Sep 1896, d. Sep 1975
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAlois Gruber Jr. married Celia (?).
Birthcirca 1937Alois Gruber Jr. was born circa 1937 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Alois Joseph Gruber and Clara Mary Pulvermacher.
Deathbetween 2002 and 2016Alois Gruber Jr. died between 2002 and 2016.

Donald Alt

M, b. circa 1931, d. before 2017
Father*John A. Alt b. Feb 1883, d. 1956
Mother*Katherine T. Decker b. 1889, d. 1986
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1931Donald Alt was born circa 1931 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of John A. Alt and Katherine T. Decker.
Deathbefore 2017Donald Alt died before 2017.

Howard Pretsch

M, b. 1896, d. 1960
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1896Howard Pretsch was born in 1896.
Marriagebefore 1920He married Emma C. Alt, daughter of John B. Alt and Katherine Ringelstetter, before 1920.
Death1960Howard Pretsch died in 1960.

Children of Howard Pretsch and Emma C. Alt

Lucy (?)

F, b. circa 1920
Father*Howard Pretsch b. 1896, d. 1960
Mother*Emma C. Alt b. 23 Apr 1897, d. 26 Oct 1989
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1920Lucy (?) was born circa 1920 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Howard Pretsch and Emma C. Alt.

Elaine Alt

F, b. circa 1933, d. 19 October 1984
Father*Leo J. Alt b. 1904, d. 1973
Mother*Hilda M. Ringelstetter b. 20 Mar 1903, d. Oct 1986
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Bauer.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageElaine Alt married Francis A. Bauer, son of Alois A. Bauer and Margaret M. Hartl.
Birthcirca 1933Elaine Alt was born circa 1933 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Leo J. Alt and Hilda M. Ringelstetter.
Death19 October 1984Elaine Alt died on 19 October 1984 at Wisconsin.

Michael J. Dischler

M, b. circa 1937, d. 20 August 2003
Father*Michael Simon Dischler Sr. b. 2 Feb 1913, d. 14 Dec 1989
Mother*Lorraine Claire Thering b. 6 Aug 1915, d. 17 Dec 1971
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMichael J. Dischler was also known as Mike Dischler Jr.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1937Michael J. Dischler was born circa 1937 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Michael Simon Dischler Sr. and Lorraine Claire Thering.
Death20 August 2003Michael J. Dischler died on 20 August 2003 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, Michael J. Dischler, age 66, of Rock Springs, died on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2003, at St. Marys Hospital in Madison. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2003, at 10 a.m. in ST. LUKE'S CATHOLIC CHURCH in Plain, with Father Michael Resop officiating. Burial will follow in St. Luke's Catholic Cemetery with military graveside rites being conducted by the Reedsburg V.F.W. Post 1916. Friends may call on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at ST. LUKE'S CATHOLIC CHURCH in Plain. The Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Eugene A. Dischler

M, b. 7 August 1938, d. 24 June 2014
Father*Michael Simon Dischler Sr. b. 2 Feb 1913, d. 14 Dec 1989
Mother*Lorraine Claire Thering b. 6 Aug 1915, d. 17 Dec 1971
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEugene A. Dischler was also known as Gene.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 August 1938Eugene A. Dischler was born on 7 August 1938 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Michael Simon Dischler Sr. and Lorraine Claire Thering.
Death24 June 2014Eugene A. Dischler died on 24 June 2014 at age 75 Eugene “Gene” Dischler passed away, Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on August 7, 1938 to Michael and Lorraine (Thering) Dischler. He attended St. Luke’s High School, Plain, Wisconsin. He was married to Luanne Kolan on September 3, 1960 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Spring Green, Wisconsin. Gene is survived by his loving wife Luanne and four children; Jeffrey (Janet) Dischler of Waunakee, Gina (Dan) Schultz of Lake Mills, Mary Beth (Ralph) Liegel of Spring Green and Gregory Dischler of Sextonville. He was very proud of his 9 grandchildren; they were the apple of his eye; Ashley (Jake) and Josh Dischler, Samantha and Shane Schultz, Steven (Val), Scott, Seth and Shane Liegel and Hunter Dischler. He enjoyed attending their sporting events, camping trips and relished fun times hunting and fishing. Gene is survived by two sisters, Kate (Bob) Dischler-Noreen and Rose Ann (Tom) Parslow and 2 brothers, Dan and Richard Dischler. He is also survived by in-laws; Mary Lee and Larry Anding, Mark and Therese Kolan and Roger and Lorraine Kolan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Brothers, James and Michael, along with grandparents and many other relatives, including his mother and father-in-law, Marie and Ralph Kolan, and a brother-in-law, Ricky Kolan. Gene was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, Spring Green where he served on the Building and Grounds Committee. He also served as administrator on the Prairie Sanitary District Board. He was a proud member of Carpenters Local 314, Madison, where he worked on many special projects including the Kohl Center. He was a lifelong carpenter in the area and continued to enjoy it after his retirement. Gene was a devoted family man and husband. He practiced what he believed; work hard, be there for others, accept life’s challenges and celebrate its blessings. He enjoyed conversation, appreciated friendships and loved telling stories especially of days gone by. He treasured the time he spent at “The Cabin” in Wyoming Valley in the fall during the hunting season. Gene’s family would like to send a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Charles Diggs, Dr. James Huehn and the entire staff at Sauk Prairie Oncology Clinic for their compassionate and loving care of Gene during his illness. You were all very special to him. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 27, 2014 at 4:30 P.M. at St. John’s Catholic Church in Spring Green. Fr. Mike Resop and Fr. Raymond Dischler will concelebrate with burial in the church cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be held on Friday at the church from 2:00 P.M. until the time of Mass at 4:30 P.M. Following the Mass, there will be a celebration of Gene’s life held at Arthur’s Supper Club in Spring Green. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John’s Catholic Church, St. John’s Catholic Cemetery or 4Pete’s Sake. The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home in Spring Green is assisting the family with the arrangements.

James L. Dischler

M, b. 2 September 1939, d. 9 May 2002
Father*Michael Simon Dischler Sr. b. 2 Feb 1913, d. 14 Dec 1989
Mother*Lorraine Claire Thering b. 6 Aug 1915, d. 17 Dec 1971
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 September 1939James L. Dischler was born on 2 September 1939 at Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Michael Simon Dischler Sr. and Lorraine Claire Thering.
Marriage15 April 1994James L. Dischler married Judith Madeline Joyce on 15 April 1994.
Death9 May 2002James L. Dischler died on 9 May 2002 at Plain, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 62 James L Dischler obituary.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal May 13, 2002 - James L Dischler obituary