LTC Darrell August Woehler, left to be with our Lord in Melbourne, FL, Thursday, July 16, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Monserrate (Monsie) Woehler, two sons, Tony and Rich, both from Indianapolis, four grandchildren Reilly, Abigail, Max and Ben whom he adored. Also surviving are his sister, Sister Harriet Woehler of Our Lady of Grace in Beech Grove, IN, and brother Jerry Woehler of Haubstadt, IN. Darrell was so proud of his wife’s accomplishments as well as his sons, and grandchildren.
Darrell joined the ARMY in 1966, served a year in Vietnam, lived in what was then the US Canal Zone in Panama with his wife and 2 children. After 6 years he joined the ARMY National Guard then completed 30 proud years of service. He served several tours of duty in Germany, Holland and other places.
He graduated from the University of Evansville with a major in Business Administration and minor in Journalism. He then went on to work at the then Haubstadt State Bank, Citizens Bank in Princeton, IN, then finally at 5/3rd Bank in Evansville, IN.
Darrell and his wife Monsie moved to Melbourne, FL in February, 2003. He was an accomplished journalist and photographer with local papers, Viera Voice and Senior Life in Melbourne, FL and was a member of the Photography Club in Indian Harbour Beach, FL where he won various awards. He also joined Military Associations, Officers Club, volunteered at Ascension Church welcoming new members at a newcomer’s breakfast where he took pictures of each family and made a cd each time working his magic with his camera and being very meticulous and would provide Father Eamon with the memories of the day. He was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus chapter in Haubstadt, Indiana. Photography and journalism were his love and he also loved his time playing poker with his friends. He loved nature.
His wife, children, grandchildren, friends, and including his wife’s students will miss him dearly.
There will be a private service at Beach Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to The Wounded Warrior Project Donations or Women Against Abuse Donations