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David Tschann

d. April 19, 2019

David “Tuey” Lawrence Tschann, age 81, died peacefully at his home Good Friday Morning, April 19, 2019. David was born January 12, 1938 in Austin, MN to Felix and Mary (Irvin) Tschann. He was a lifelong resident of Austin, graduating from St. Augustine (Pacelli) High School. On April 27, 1957, he married the love of his life Delores Belshan at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Austin. The next day he headed out on a seven-year stint with the Army, serving with the 101st Airborne, that took him to several locations in the USA and overseas to Manheim, Germany. He also served in the National Guard for 3 years before enlisting in the Army. Upon returning from active duty, David worked at the Austin Utilities. He then served the Austin community for 25 years in the Austin Fire Department, retiring at the rank of Captain. During his firefighting career he received an Associate’s degree in business and also owned and operated Austin Fire & Safety. After retiring, he worked as a Bailiff and Guardian ad Litem at the Austin Courthouse. In addition, he worked for Robbins Furniture and NAPA. David was a lifelong member of St. Augustine Catholic Church and an active member of the American Legion. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, biking, football, and running, completing two Grandma’s Marathons and one Twin Cities Marathon. He especially enjoyed time with his children and grandchildren. Together with his wife Delores, they attended many of their extracurricular activities. Another important part of his life was the time spent at his second home with family and friends in Shell Lake, WI. Survivors include his wife Delores, Austin; son Mark (Jo) Tschann, Savage, MN; son Gary (Brenda) Tschann, Rochester, MN; son Paul (Monica) Tschann, Zumbrota, MN; daughter Joan (David) Hagen, Blooming Prairie, MN; daughter Carol (Paul) Bultman, Waseca, MN; son Brian (Mindy) Tschann, Rogers, MN and 22 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Joseph Tschann, and his daughter Teresa Tschann. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 am on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Fr. James Steffes presiding, concelebrant Fr. John Evans, assisted by Deacon Paul Tschann. There will be a wake service at 6:45 pm on Friday at Mayer Funeral Home where friends and family may call from 4-7pm and also 1 hour before the service at the church on Saturday. Military rites will be by American Legion Post #91. Interment will be at the Bohemian National Cemetery outside of Myrtle, MN. Special thanks to to the staff at Mayo Health Systems and Seasons Hospice for the compassionate care provided for David. In lieu of flowers please consider making a charitable contribution to your favorite charity in honor of David. Condolences may be left online at www.mayerfh.com

Service Information


Cemetery

Bohemian National Cemetery

Myrtle MN 56036


Visitation

Friday, April 26 2019
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Saturday, April 27 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

St. Augustine Catholic Church
405 4th Street NW
Austin MN 55912


Service

Saturday, April 27 2019
10:00 AM

St. Augustine Catholic Church
405 4th Street NW
Austin MN 55912

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