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obit: David E. Reiswig, (1945) -- 17 Aug 2002 IN

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obit: David E. Reiswig, (1945) -- 17 Aug 2002 IN

Posted: 1030640284000
Classification: Obituary
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Surnames: Reiswig, VandeBurgh
Evansville Courier & Press, Evansville, Indiana,
Aug 19, 2002

David E. Reiswig, 57, of Evansville, Indiana, died Saturday, August 17, 2002, at 12:50 p.m. at North Park Nursing Cen- ter. David was a member of Methodist Temple United Methodist Church, where he directed the Brass Choir and sang in the choir.

He received his bachelor of music education from North Texas State University in Denton, Texas, where he graduated with high honors. He received his master of music in french horn from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin. He
received his doctor of musical arts from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He was a musician with the United States Navy Band in Washington, D.C. He was principal horn of the Kansas City, Missouri, Philharmonic and the Honolulu Symphony. He was third horn in the St. Louis Symphony. He also played with the Opera Theater in St. Louis. He was principal horn of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and also the Owensboro Symphony.

David taught at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky, the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska, and at the University of Evansville. He played commercial, popular, and film soundtrack music for Sound Recorders in Kansas City, Missouri and Omaha, Nebraska, and for Sound Trek Studios in Kansas City. He won first place in the Heldenleben International Horn Competition in Cleveland, Ohio, and was listed in "Who's Who of American Musicians."

David is survived by his wife of 34 years, Kathryn Reiswig of Evansville,Ind.; daughters, Elizabeth L. Reiswig of Asheville, N.C., and Christina Marie Reiswig of Evansville, Ind.; brother, Gary Reiswig of East Hampton, N.Y.; brother-in-law, Scott VanDeburgh of Beaver, Okla.; and
seven nieces and nephews.

Services will be 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 20, 2002, at Methodist Temple, 2109 Lincoln Avenue, officiated by Reverend Charles Gipson.

Friends may call Tuesday, August 20, 2002, from 9:30 a.m. until service time at Methodist Temple.

Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or the Indiana University Hospital Alzheimer's Department.

Arrangements are by Alexander East Chapel, 2115 Lincoln Avenue.

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