Eugene John Tschida, of Lindstrom, Minnesota, died on January 13th, 2019 at the age of 84. Eugene was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Mae; son, Daniel, and grandson, Luke. He is survived by his children, Joseph (Tanya), Eugene (Laurie), Diane (Steve) Thelen, Eric (Marilyn), and Joyce; grandchildren, Jason, Samantha, Sheri, Jimmy, Sarah, River, Joey, Mark, Jerick, James, Erica, Kelly, Lindsay, and Jake; great-grandchildren, Preston, Austin, Amanda, Dylan, Colton, Savanna, Emma, Isabel, and Aris. Gene enjoyed machinery and working on small engines. He built several items including his own tractor that ran for 50+ years and is still going. He was an Army Veteran, 11th Airborne. Retired from Century Link. Private burial at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials preferred to the Disabled Veterans.