Eugene Adler, age 72, of Revillo, SD died Tuesday, January 14, 2014. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 20, 2014 in the Trinity Lutheran Church, Revillo, SD.
Burial will be in the Marshall Cemetery, Marshall, MN.
Visitation will be 6-8:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at the Houseman Funeral Home, Clear Lake, SD and will resume Monday one hour prior to the service at the church.
Eugene (Gene) Adler was born on April 17, 1941 to Eugene (Bob) and Eva (Wright) Adler of Marshall, MN. He attended school at Marshall Elementary and graduated from Marshall High School in May of 1959. Gene then moved to the Revillo, S.D area. He attended college at SDSU in Brookings, SD and served 8 years in the National Guard. Gene started driving semis at the age of 16, up and down the alleys of Marshall and by 17 was going to the cities and across country.
Gene married Sandra Kay Tribitt on December 19, 1970. The couple farmed south of Revillo, SD and raised five kids. Along with farming Gene and Sandra owned and operated a landscaping business, with Gene trucking and hauling hay on the side.
Gene liked rebuilding old tractors and tractor pulling. He enjoyed socializing and telling stories of his life and adventures, sometimes even showing off how strong he was.
Gene is survived by five children: Eva Adler (Kevin Seas), Sarah Adler, Charlie Adler (Terri Lyn Nybo), Terry Adler (Robyn Berg), Bobby Adler; 10 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson.
Gene is preceded in death by both of his parents; wife Sandra and grandson Jason Adler.