Michael A. Egler Jr., 76, Jasper

Michael A. Egler Jr., 76, of Jasper, passed away at 4:05 p.m. on Thursday, February 6, 2020, in the Linda E. White Hospice Center in Evansville.

Michael was born in St. Anthony on October 6, 1943, to Michael Sr. and Marie (Brosmer) Egler. He married Betty Batch on June 26, 1965, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg.

He was a Birdseye High School graduate and a member of the United States Army National Guard.

He worked at Kimball International and Sherwin Williams.

He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, Indiana, where he was also a member of the Holy Name Society, and the Schnellville Conservation Club.

Michael enjoyed playing softball, golf, fishing, hunting, gardening, mowing lawns, building things, and he had a love for animals, especially dogs.  He also was an avid sports fan, and especially loved basketball and watching the Northeast Dubois Jeeps.

Surviving are his wife, Betty Egler, Jasper; one son, Kenny (Cathy) Egler, Jasper; one daughter, Kathy (Tom) Cooper, Martinsville; five grandchildren, Kendra, Claire, Cameron, Darren and Katelyn; and one brother, Charlie Egler, Jasper.

Preceding him in death are two sisters, Susanne Harlen, and Rosa Lee Egler, who died in infancy.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Michael A. Egler Jr. will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, in Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, with entombment to follow in the Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum in Jasper. The American Legion Post #147 will conduct military grave site rights.

A visitation will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. on Monday, February 10, 2020, at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper,  and one hour before services from 9 to 10 a.m. at the church on Tuesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church or to Linda E. White Hospice Center.

Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.


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