George J. Tuchscherer, 89, West Fargo, ND, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family.
George J. Tuchscherer, 89, West Fargo, ND, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. Prayer Service: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 6 p.m. Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 4 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, West Fargo with visitation starting at 9 a.m. Burial: 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4 at Devils Lake Cemetery. George was born Aug. 23, 1927, in Devils Lake, ND, to Alexander and Magdelena (Ziegler) Tuchscherer. The family farmed near Webster, ND. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on April 12, 1946, serving overseas before being honorably discharged on Sept. 27, 1947. He moved back to Devils Lake where he married Jackilyn Robinson on Sept. 19, 1953, in Devils Lake. They owned and operated the Great Northern Café before moving to West Fargo in 1966. He was a Heavy Equipment Operator and through that, his biggest accomplishment was running the front-end loader. He worked for Collins Construction, Sorenson Construction and finally Olander Construction. He kept his family very close and in his final years, he cared for his wife Jackie until her passing in 2014. George is survived by his children, Renee (Larry) Lord, West Fargo, ND, Karen (Jim) Sheeley, Huntley, MT, Greg (Julee) Tuchscherer, West Fargo; seven grandchildren, Nicole (fiancé Jeremiah Lesher) Haarsager, Kellee Berglund, Hannah Berglund, all of West Fargo, Brett (Danielle) Sheeley, Billings, MT, Kyle (Jill) Sheeley, St. Paul, MN, Geoff Tuchscherer, Corpus Christi, TX, Jayden Tuchscherer, West Fargo; two great-grandchildren, Madison Haarsager, West Fargo, Joseph Nordlund (Sheeley), St. Paul and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Jackie, son, Rodney; sisters, Ada Barendt, Margaret Groth; brothers, Joseph Tuchscherer, Frank Tuchscherer and Conrad Tuchscherer. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. Online guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.