Wallace J. "Wally" Pischke, age71, of Clitherall, died Monday, July 5, 2010, at his home.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, July 10, 2010, at Church of Our Lady of Seven Dolors in Millerville with Fr. LeRoy Scheierl officiating. Music will be provided by the church choir and Shawn and Judy Ann Fridgen. Burial will take place at the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., with parish prayer service at 5:30 p.m., Friday at the church. The visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.
Arrangements are by Lind Family Funeral & Cremation Service with chapels in Miltona and Parkers Prairie,
Wallace John "Wally" Pischke was born December 17, 1938, to Eugene Carl and Emily Pauline (Klimek) Pischke in Tumuli Township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. He attended country school before entering the U.S. Army. Following his honorable discharge, he returned home and then worked at a lumber company in Fargo and began woodworking. He also worked at Armour Meat Packing in South St. Paul before starting to work in construction. He was united in marriage to Patricia Ann Suchy on June 9, 1962, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Urbank. Following their marriage they lived in Cottage Grove. He was self-employed and worked as a general contractor under Pischke Construction until his retirement in 2003, at which time he and his wife moved to Clitherall. He was a member of Church of Our Lady of Seven Dolors, Ducks Unlimited and the Rod & Gun Club in South St. Paul. He enjoyed woodwork, carpentry, hunting, fishing, gardening and bird watching. He especially enjoyed time spent with family, grandchildren and friends.
Wally is survived by his wife, Patricia; four daughters, Carol (David) Bauer of Rosemount, Jacqueline (Rick) Dalglish of Los Angeles, California, Julie (Paul) Bruber of South St. Paul and Kristie (Scott) Brewer of Alexandria; eight grandchildren, Heather, Benjamin, Wayne, Wallace, Katie, Carl, Brandon and Tiffany.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Emily "Millie" Pischke.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Dalglish, Wallace Pishcke-Dalglish, Brandon Brewer, Carl Bruber, Benjamin Bauer and Jim Pischke.