Julius A. Eisenschenk, 66, of Payson, died Oct. 15, 2007. He was born in Belgrade, Minn. to Peter and Christine (Zirbes) Eisenschenk on Sept. 13, 1941.
Mr. Eisenschenk and his wife, Betty, were married 42 years.
He was an Army veteran, loved to fish, hunt, camp and loved his roses and flowers.
He loved flying and his first solo flight was his proudest personal moment.
Mr. Eisenschenk was a master diesel and heavy equipment mechanic and very skilled in his trade. He later went on to drive trucks, which he and his wife did as a team for eight years, and then he continued on as a single driver, covering all 48 states.
He was the proud father of Amy (Jason) Kern of Hopkins, Minn., Ross Eisenschenk of Monticello, Minn., Edie Eisenschenk and Heidi (Christian) Deutsch, both of Peoria, Ariz. He is survived by his grandchildren, Zachary, Heather, Tony, Aaron (of Minnesota) and Ashley, Jasmyn, Brianna, Isabella, Tatiana and Little Julius, all of Arizona. He is also survived by Miney and Lyla, his great-granddaughters of Minnesota. He is survived by sisters Hilda (Tom) Sly, Ruth (Harold) Chalkline, Joanne (Bill) Tellin, brothers Peter (Kris) and Steven (Roxanne), all of Minnesota.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his twin brother, Julian and niece, Morgan Jo Rempfer.
Funeral services will be held in Minnesota at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 29, 2007 at Living Springs Weslyan Church, 8001 University N.E., Spring Lake Park, MN 55421.