Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
Former Mercer County resident James E. "Jim" Eischen, 71, Hawesville, Ky., died April 6, 2010, at his home.
He was born Aug. 17, 1938, in Jay County, Ind., to Sylvester Eischen and Mildred Schmidt. On May 7, 1960, he married Barbara Gross, who survives.
Also surviving are a daughter, Cathy (Scott) Bewley, Reynolds Station, Ky.; a son, Tim (Suzanne) Eischen, Greenfield, Ind.; three sisters, Janet (John Kleinhenz) Privett, Montezuma, Susan (Gary) Jones, Geneva, Ind., and Phyllis Gibson, Lima; a brother, Orville (Carol) Eischen, Celina; and five grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother, David Eischen.
He was a lieutenant of the Indianapolis Fire Department. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a graduate of Rockford High School, a member of the Knights of Columbus in Hawesville, Ky., and attended St. William and St. Lawrence Catholic churches in Knottsville, Ky.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary of the Presentation Catholic Church in Geneva, Ind., the Rev. Richard Walling officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-9 p.m. today at Huber Funeral Home in Tell City, Ind., and 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-9:45 a.m. Friday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
Contributions can be made to Hospice of Western Kentucky.
Condolences can be left at www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.