MONROE / EVANSVILLE - Lynn Kent Disch, 52, of Monroe, Wis., passed away Monday, Dec. 21, 2015, at the U.W. Hospital in Madison, Wis. He was born on Sept. 26, 1963, in Stoughton, Wis., to Linda L. Drake and Larry K. Disch. Lynn graduated from Evansville High School in 1981. He attended college at UW-Rock and UW-Madison, and attained a degree from Worsham College in Mortuary Science in 1987. He worked at Stuessy Funeral Home in Monroe from 1984-1987, and in Albany until 1991.
He was married to Betty Eileen Schumacher of Evansville, Wis., on July 16, 1988. Their daughter, Tabatha Jo Disch, was born on May 28, 1990. Lynn bought a funeral home in Moab, Utah in 1991, which became Disch Funeral Home. Betty and Lynn divorced in 1992. Betty later passed away on April 10, 1999. Lynn's son, Christopher Brigham, was born on March 20, 1993, to Amy Brigham of Evansville. Lynn and his daughter Tabatha were in a near-fatal car accident in 2005, which left Lynn paralyzed from the waist down. He remained in Utah until 2007, when he returned to Wisconsin. Lynn was a strong individual who knew hardship.
Lynn is survived by his mother, Linda Lee Drake of Evansville; his brothers, Mark Robert Disch of Dallas, Texas, Shane Randall Disch of Evansville, and Cheyenne Lynn Disch of Janesville; his foster brother, Duwayne Cook of Janesville; his daughter, Tabatha Jo Disch of Moab, Utah; his son, Christopher Brigham of Evansville; his granddaughter, Lillaauna Betty Morris of Moab, Utah; his nephew, Tyson Gator Disch of Janesville; and his two beloved kitties, Tigger and B'lue. Lynn is preceded in death by his father, Larry Kent Disch of Madison; and his grandparents, Benjamin B. and Emma Waelti Disch of Wis., and Clarence and Elizabeth "Doris" Hasse Drake of Wis.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, in MAPLE HILL CEMETERY, Evansville. Ward-Hurtley Funeral Home, Evansville, is assisting the family.
Condolences may be expressed at Wardhurtley.com