Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

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Alumni Obituaries

Richard Mischler

Richard W. “Dick”
Mischler, 79, of Evansville, passed away Monday, November 05, 2018. Dick was
born January 14, 1939 in Washington, IN to the late Richard E. and Thelma (Wathen)
Mischler. He worked for Prudential Insurance for over 30 years and served his country
in the United States Army. Dick was a member of Resurrection Catholic Church, West
Side Nut Club, Twin Towers, the Howell Men’s Club and American Legion Funkhouser
Post #8. Dick was a life member of the Knights of Columbus and a former member
of the USI Varsity Club.


Surviving Dick are his
wife of 58 years, Joella (Kidwell) Mischler; a daughter, Lisa (Keith) Grossman
of Evansville; three sons, Kevin (LeeAnne) Mischler of Knoxville, TN, Joe (Becky)
Mischler of Lexington, KY and Jeff (Elaine) Mischler of Evansville; one sister,
Jane LaVasseur and a brother, Mike (Erma) Mischler, both of Washington, IN.
Also surviving Dick are his grandchildren, Kyle Grossman, Reid Grossman,
Richard Mischler, Mary McGrady, Jenny Highsmith, Lauren Mischler, Brian Mischler,
Zachary Mischler and Jacob Mischler and six great grandchildren.