Eugene deVischEybergen, 90, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at VNA Hospice Center in Evansville.

Eugene was born in Pasirpadang, Indonesia on May 24, 1925 to the late Eugene and Nimsi deVischEybergen.

At the age of 14, Eugene was captured from his home in Indonesia and imprisoned in a Japanese concentration camp where he remained a prisoner for five years. Upon his release he fled to his father's native country of the Netherlands where he continued his education, became a proud member of the Royal Dutch Army, married and had four children. Eugene loved the martial arts and became a 4th degree black belt in judo and shared his love and skills with the children he trained. He immigrated to the United States in 1964, married Linda Tichenor nee Racine and eventually retired from a long career at Glidden in 1991.

Eugene is survived by his beloved wife of 33 years, Linda; his children, Eugenia (Alan) Mindlin of Naperville, Ill., James, Anne Marie and Eugene of Daytona Beach, Fla.; stepchildren, Daniel (Lynn) Tichenor of Cincinnati, Ohio and Melinda (Nick) Miketinac of St. John, Ind.; grandchildren, Gabrielle, Alysia, Ryan, Cassandra, Gianna and Nicholas; great-grandchildren, Avery and Alannah; several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister Henretta.

Our family wishes to thank the caring staff at DaVita Dialysis Center of Princeton, Ind., who became our second family over the course of his treatments, and also the nurses at VNA Hospice for their kindness and compassion during such a difficult time. 

We will have a Celebration of Eugene's life at a later time. Holder’s Funeral Home,Owensville, IN.