Elton Reisenbichler

Sunday, June 22, 2008

CHAFFEE, Mo. — Elton Herbert Reisenbichler, 86, of Chaffee, Mo., died Saturday, June 21, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

He was born July 27, 1921, in New Wells, Mo., son of Martin and Anna Erlbacher Reisenbichler.

He and Esther E. Koenig were married Sept. 27, 1947.

Reisenbichler was a retired plant manager at Ceramo Co. in Jackson. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chaffee and a member of the Chaffee Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3127.

He served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Bosque during World War II.

He is survived by his wife; six sons, Ronald Reisenbichler of Brownwood, Mo., David Reisenbichler of Dixon, Mo., Roger, Scott "Scoob" and Michael Reisenbichler of Chaffee, Kevin "Pete" Reisenbichler of Jackson; a sister, Anitia Morrison of Uniontown, Mo.; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister.

Friends may call at 4 p.m. Monday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Wayne Schwiesow officiating.

Interment with full military honors will be Tuesday in Union Park Cemetery in Chaffee.