Lee Louie Tischler, 90, of Collinsville, Texas was called to his Heavenly home on Thursday, December 16, 2021.
Lee was born on December 22, 1930 in Tioga, Texas to Louis and Tillie (Fritcher) Tischler. He married Mary Ann Hellinger on January 8, 1955 in Lindsay, Texas and they were married for 62 years prior to her passing in 2017. Lee was a longtime member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Pilot Point, Texas. He was a man that loved the outdoors, he was able to use that love of the outdoors in his life as he worked in construction. For many years he and Mary Ann worked their farm in Whitesboro having huge gardens and tending to the cows and chickens that they raised to help support their family. In his free time, Lee enjoyed going fishing with his family. He was a kind and loving man that loved his Lord and his family greatly.
He is survived by his son, Roy Tischler and wife, Latain; son, Joe Tischler and wife, Darlene; daughter, Lou Wooten and husband, Bill; daughter, Donna Long and husband, Dave; and daughter, Connie Hedrick; brother, Mike Tischler; brother, Marvin Tischler and wife, Shirley; sister, Josie Cox; sister and brother-in-law; Janice and Steve Yosten; sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and Tom Yosten; 14 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Lee was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Tischler, parents, Louis and Tillie Tischler, brother, Robert Tischler, sister, Pauline Lubbers and sister, Virgie Lubbers.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Pilot Point, officiated by Father Martin. Interment will follow at Collinsville Cemetery. A Rosary will be held from 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM and a visitation will be from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at Meador Funeral Home of Whitesboro.