Gene Allen Mutchler
PLESANT PRAIRIE - Gene Mutchler, 93, of Pleasant Prairie passed away on Friday July 23, 2021, at Parkside Manor Assisted Living surrounded by his loving family.
Gene was born on April 16, 1928, in Aneta, ND, the son of the late Walter and Gina (Hillesland) Mutchler. He was educated in the schools of Kenosha. Gene was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps serving in WWII. Gene married Leila Dreger on April 26, 1952, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Kenosha. He worked at American Motors Corporation for over 40 years. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, gardening, traveling but most of all he loved spending time with his friends and family especially his grandchildren.
Survivors include his sons: Gary (Phyllis) Mutchler of Bristol, Jack Mutchler of Pleasant Prairie; daughter, Lynda (Michael) Durbin of Burlington; brother, Jerome Mutchler of Pleasant Prairie; also included are seven grandchildren: Michelle Hudson, Ryan Durbin, Lisa Herbstreith, Greg, Megan, Melissa, Jack, Jr. Mutchler; and five great grandchildren: Kaylyn and Leah Hudson, Logan, Hollie and Conor Herbstreith; and in-laws Garriet and Viola Dreger; sisters-in-law: Molly Dreger and Sally Mutchler.
Gene was preceded in death by his wife, Leila, of 67 years; five brothers: Wayne, Walter, Ray, Lonnie and Larry Mutchler; and daughter-in-law, Kristin Mutchler.
Special thanks to the staff at Parkside Manor for their loving compassionate care and La Croix Hospice.
A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday July 31, 2021, at Kenosha Funeral Services from 10:00 AM-11:00 AM with memorial services to follow immediately at 11:00 AM.
Kenosha Funeral Services & Crematory
Kenosha, WI 53143