Eugene N. Begle, 72, Huntingburg

begleEugene N. Begle, 72, of Huntingburg, died Monday (August 24) at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. He was born in Ferdinand March 11, 1943, Victor, Sr. and Ida (Auffart) Begle.

Eugene was a retired, self-employed designer/builder. He was a graduate of St. Ferdinand High School and Lockyears Business College. He was a member of St. Ferdinand Parish, enjoyed traveling, casinos, roses, and investing in the stock market. He designed and built many local single family homes and was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the 4th Logistical Command. He was stationed in France from 196 to 1964.

He is survived by one brother, Victor Begle and wife Linda, St. Henry; and one sister, Clara Gogel and husband Dennis, St. Henry.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Edna Begle and Virlee Schuch.

Visitation will be private at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Ferdinand Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Ferdinand American Legion Post 124 will conduct military graveside rights. Online condolences may be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Schriners Hospital, Riley Childrens Hospital, or St. Jude Childrens Hospital.

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