Jack William Tischler


August 2, 1927 - August 5, 2015



Jack William Tischler was born August 2, 1927 to Martin and Ella (Goldhammer) Tischler in Mitchell.  He grew up in Mitchell and graduated from Mitchell High School in 1945 and attended Dakota Wesleyan University.  On September 18, 1948 he married Bonnie Ferguson in Luverne, MN.  Jack worked for the government as a weather observer, superintendent/estimator for Fergusen Construction Company, Carl Sheesley Construction and was employed at the US Postal Service for 30 years.  Jack served his country in WWII and the Korean War.  He loved to fish, hunt and fly.  Jack loved his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie, two children: Craig (Lisa) Tischler, Mitchell, Lori (Jerome) Bork, Mitchell; three grandchildren:  Trish  (Charlie) Bates, Rhennetta and Reva Bork; three great-grandchildren:  Lincoln, Bentley and Boston Bates and two brothers, Donald and Robert Tischler.

He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Shirley Johnson.


None Scheduled


Saturday, August 15, 2015
10:00 AM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Military Graveside Service
American Legion Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Sharon Whetstine-Newell (New) on August 13, 2015
I was your neighbor until 1977. Gwen New was my mom. Sorry to see that Jack passed. Still think of you all. Sharon
Posted by Bill Deter on August 13, 2015
Enjoyed serving with Jack during the Korean War.He was a outstanding member of Co.B 196th RCT.My sincere condolences to Bonnie and family.
Posted by diane goldston(brech) on August 12, 2015
so sorry for your loss he was a very nice guy may see you guys Saturday. take care
Posted by sharice regan harris on August 12, 2015
what memories we share of growing up on the lake. you are all in my prayers
Posted by Paula Gordon on August 9, 2015
Lori, Jerry, Reva & Rhennetta,
We are sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers!
Posted by Darci Eggers on August 7, 2015
My thoughts and prayers are with you Bonnie,Craig, Lori and families during this difficult time. Jack was a sweet man and will be with you always..
Posted by Kim Mohr on August 7, 2015
So sorry for the loss of your dear father Lori. You and your family are in my prayers.
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