Feb. 3, 1924-Aug. 11, 2012
SLAYTON - Services for Joseph James Disch Sr., 88, of Slayton are at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Ann's Church in Slayton. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church. Burial is at St. Ann's Cemetery Slayton. Totzke Funeral Home of Slayton is entrusted with arrangements.
He died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at his home in Cannon Falls.
He was born Feb. 3, 1924, in Iona, to Joseph and Elizabeth Hoffman Disch. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1942. He was stationed in Washington, D.C. until he was assigned to ship duty in the Pacific. He retired from the United States Navy in 1962.
Survivors include his children, Derinda Hall of Cary, Ill., Dennis of Bloomington, Joseph Jr. of Cannon Falls and Denise Thornton of Scottsdale, Ariz.; eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; one sister, Alvina Crowley of Iona; and one brother, John of Richmond, Ill.