Richard “Dick” Isenard, 86, Green Bay resident, died Monday, March 14, 2022, at a local hospital following complications from surgery. He was born June 12, 1935, in Duck Creek to the late Eli and Laurena (Schaut) Isenard. Dick attended Catholic Central High School graduating in 1954. He joined the US Marine Corps following high school serving from 1954 until his honorable discharge in 1957. He married the former Ollie Callahan on November 25, 1959, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.
Dick was employed by the US Corps of Engineers for 35 years retiring in 2001. His “retirement” career was working as a handyman at Morraine Ridge until 2011. Dick was a member of the Green Bay East Lions Club and a longtime member of St. Philip the Apostle Parish. He enjoyed woodworking in his shop and golfing. Dick also enjoyed time spent in the kitchen cooking and when the holidays neared, he was busy making Christmas candy for all. He was proud to say that he was a season ticket holder for the Packers since 1962. Dick’s family was truly his pride and joy and cherished all the time spent with them. He especially looked forward to being with the grandchildren and great grandchildren and will be missed at Sunday toast.
Dick is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ollie and their four daughters: Dawn Isenard; Mickey (Tom) Adams, all Bellevue; Lisa Olson, Hobart and Chris (Steve) Beirne, Oregon, Wisconsin; eight grandchildren: Lindsey (Beau) Below; Melissa, Madi and Isaac Olson; Drew Klysen; Maia, Luke and Libby Beirne; two great grandchildren, Croix and Cai Below as well as numerous Callahan relatives
He was preceded in death by his sister, Gerry DeMars; sister-in-law, Mary Panure and brother-in-law and golf partner, Al Falk.
Friends may call at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, 312 Victoria St. on Wednesday, March 16, from 9:30 -10:45 am. Funeral Mass 11:00 am Wednesday at the church with Rev. Bill Hoffman officiating. Entombment in the Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. Online condolences may be sent to Dick’s family at www.prokowall.com. In lieu of floral expressions a memorial fund has been established in his name.
Dick’s family would like to thank the nurses and staff of St. Vincent’s 6th floor ICU, especially, Mariah, Aleena, Alyssa and Becky, also DaVita on Riverside for their great care they gave dad for the last 5 years.