Eugene Ternes

Obituary of Eugene Ternes

Ternes, Eugene R, 93, died Friday, February 18, 2022. Eugene was born in Dubuque, Iowa, February 11, 1929 and resided in the Dubuque area for 22 years.

He was a Loras College graduate and a starting player on the Loras basketball team. He spent the next 21 years as a Meteorologist in the United States Air Force and retired at MacDill AFB as a Major in 1972. He later worked for Hillsborough County Government with the TCEP program and the Planning Commission. He was a long time member of Incarnation Catholic Church and a recent member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Sun City Center.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Ardith; three sons, David of Largo, Mark and wife Alisa of Knoxville, Tennessee; Paul and wife Sherry of Canton, GA; and one daughter, Patricia of St Louis, MO; three grandsons, Matthew, Bradley and Parker; three great grandchildren, Ila, Silas and Brewer; and sister Eleanor of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am on Monday, March 7 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Sun City Center and internment will take place at Sarasota National Cemetery.




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