Richard N. Tuchscherer1930 - 2015Richard N. Tuchscherer, 85, of Pleasant Prairie, Wis., died peacefully on Oct. 27, 2015, at Kenosha Memorial Hospital.He was born on May 5, 1930, in Chicago, Ill., son of the late Pauline and Ralph Tuchscherer. He married Rosemary (Whitson) Tuchscherer on May 7, 1960.He was drafted into the United States Army in 1951, and served as a Corporal in an artillery unit in Korea from 1952-1953.After the war, Dick studied journalism at University of Chicago – Navy Pier and University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. He had a long and distinguished career in his field at WKRS Radio in Waukegan, Ill., (24 years) and The News-Sun in Waukegan, Ill., (14 years). In the years preceding his retirement in 1997, Dick mentored students from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.Dick was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Kenosha, Wis. During his life he enjoyed reading, jogging and travelled all over the world.He is survived by his wife, Rosemary; his two daughters, Ann (Ron) Rude of Peoria, Ill., and Paula (Todd) Tuchscherer-Jones of Milwaukee, Wis.; and one grandchild, William Richard Rude of Peoria, Ill. Further survived by one brother, Donald (Irene) Tuchscherer of Chicago, Ill.He was preceded in death by his brothers Ralph and Thomas Tuchscherer, and his sister, Margaret Tuchscherer.The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff at Hospice Advantage as well as the doctors and staff of the Kenosha Veterans Administration.Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 7307 40th Ave, Kenosha, Wis., on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 11 a.m. A visitation will be held at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass. Internment at All Saints Mausoleum at a later date.Memorials may be made to The Wisconsin Parkinson's Association, 2819 W Highland Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53208, or to St. Mary's Catholic Church.Proko Funeral Home & Crematory5111 60th St. 262 654 3533Visit Richard's Online Memorial Book At:www.prokofuneralhome.com
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