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Gene "Beno" RuschMarch 23, 1953 ~ December 4, 2017 (age 64)
Gene “Beno” Rusch, 64, of Brownsville, entered into eternal life on Monday, December 4, 2017, at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac with his family at his side.
He was born on March 23, 1953, in Waupun, to the late Rolland and Rosemarie (nee Sampson) Rusch. Beno was united in marriage to Ruth Kaiser on April 7, 1973, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mt. Calvary.
Beno managed the Brownsville Community Club bowling alley for many years and was currently employed at Brenner Tank “Wabash” LLC in Fond du Lac. In his spare time Beno enjoyed spending time outside working in his yard and on his many projects. He loved golfing especially on Monday Night League at Camelot with his son Nick. Beno’s greatest joys came from spending time with his grandchildren, family, and friends. Beno will be remembered for his passionate work ethic and driving dedication.
Those Beno leaves behind to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 44 years, Ruth; a son, Nick ( Julie) Rusch of Fond du Lac; two grandchildren, Lilly and Henry Rusch; a sister, Christy (Steve)Warner of Eldorado; a brother, Gerald (Jane) Rusch of Fond du Lac; a brother–in-law, Mike (Rose) Kaiser of Mt. Calvary; four sisters-in-law, Joan (Jerry) Burg, Julie Kaiser, Carol Kaiser, and Lyla Kaiser all of Mt. Calvary; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
In addition to his parents, Beno was preceded in death by his parents-in-law, Eugene and Nicella Kaiser; a sister-in-law, Mae Catherine “Kate” (John) Halbach and four brothers-in-law, Jerry Kaiser, Don Kaiser, Bob Kaiser, and Dick Kaiser.
A funeral service for Beno will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Brownsville with Rev. William Carter officiating.
The Rusch family will greet relatives and friends at the church on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Agnesian Cancer Center and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Brownsville are appreciated.
The Rusch family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the Agnesian Health Care and Cancer Center for the wonderful care provided to Beno.
The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Beno’s arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.