Eugene Leonard “Lenny” Blessinger

Eugene Leonard “Lenny” Blessinger, age 73, of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 4:38 a.m. on Tuesday (May 3, 2016) at University of Louisville Hospital.

Eugene BlessingerLenny was born in Jasper, Indiana, on July 31, 1942, to Leo and Florentina (Merkley) Blessinger.  He married Margaret Bohnert on February 8, 1964 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper.

Lenny retired from Jasper Cabinet Company, where he had worked for several years.

He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper and the Jasper Outdoor Recreation.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, landscaping, reading, cooking, and watching basketball and old movies.

Surviving,

Wife,

Margaret Blessinger, Jasper, IN

Two daughters,

Stacey Willis, and her husband, Chris, Allegan, MI

Kristin Blessinger, Jasper, IN

Two sons,

Tom Blessinger, and his wife Christy, Jasper, IN

Brian Blessinger, Jasper, IN

Four grandchildren,

Blake Blessinger, Britteny Watkins, Justin Wright, and Amy Wright

Two great grandchildren,

Kaylee Carnahan and Jaxton Watkins

One sister,

Jeannie Leinenbach, and her husband, Ronnie, Jasper, IN

One brother,

Leo Blessinger Jr., and her wife Germaine Blessinger

Preceding him in death are four sisters, Doris Burke,  Rose Wehr, Lucy Ambs, and Bernice Miller, and three brothers, Edwin, Paul, and Conrad Blessinger.

Funeral services for Blessinger will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday (May 5, 2016) at Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper.

Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until the 12:00 p.m. service time at the church on Thursday.

Memorial contributions to Holy Family Catholic Church or to a favorite charity.

Online Condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.