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Jack Ray Disler Obituary



Every so often I would search the net to see if I could find out where Jack was and what he was doing. I was so sorry to see that he had passed. In spring 1970 I was lucky enough to student teach under him at John Marshall school in South Bend. 43 years later I am still teaching, and I owe so much of what I have been and what i have experienced and what I have learned as

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Posted by: Bill Larsen - Knoxville, TN - student taught under Jack   May 09, 2013

I played for Coach Disler at Lasalle HS in the mid 1980's. He was the first organized basketball coach I had - a lot of good memories of that time, and of Coach Disler. Condolences to his family - God speed Coach.


Posted by: Eric Zolman - Charleston, SC - former player for Coach Disler   Mar 30, 2013

Jack Dishler was my Teacher, Coach and most of all, my friend. Mr. Dishler didn't like any food or gum in his class room but Eric & I always had peanuts, we used to put the shells under another students desk. When Coach Dishler was the JV Basketball Coach, I remember he would bring Blaine to the games and practices helping me with my duties as manager for both Varsity & JV squads. You will be missed Mr. D. My heart and prayers go out to your. God Bless


Posted by: David Ingles - Galien, MI - Student/Basketball Manager    Feb 21, 2013

May the peace that comes from the memories of love shared comfort you now and in the days ahead.


Posted by: Adrienne Collier - South Bend, IN - basketball player    Feb 21, 2013

I want to thank each and every one of you that has shared your special memory of my dad! I always knew what a great dad he was, and what a great teacher and coach he was.......now it is in print! And I'm so happy to see it. May God (or whomever is your preference) be with each and every one of you. He will be deeply missed.
At his services he had a naval guard salute, complete with a military

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Posted by: Kay Ellen - Green Bay, WI - daughter   Feb 18, 2013

I knew Jack thru working at LaSalle High School. My sons also played basketball under his tutelage. My sincere condolences to his family at this time.


Posted by: Jean Zolman - South Bend, IN - friend   Feb 16, 2013

I am saddened to see the passing of my dear high school basketball coach. My sincere condolences to the family. May your memories of Jack bring you comfort and peace.


Posted by: Charmonique Stallworth - Indianapolis, IN - Former player   Feb 16, 2013

I along with Mr. Streich who posted earlier had Jack as a teacher in 8th grade and he too coached me in our 8th grade basketball team at John Marshall in South Bend. Nobody could motivate youth the way Jack did. He taught us to be humble in victory and gentlemen in defeat. He will be remembered as someone who made a difference in many peoples' lives. May his memory be eternal and coach, don't stop running that Memphis State

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Posted by: George Miller - Lombard, IL - Former Student and Player   Feb 15, 2013

I wanted to pay tribute to a wonderful teacher and coach. Coach was our 8th grade basketball coach and teacher at John Marshall in South Bend, IN. He was one of the best coaches I ever had. He loved the game, his students and players. I will never forget his pre-game and halftime speaches in the locker room. He really got worked up ! I am sure the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame has an opening for such a great person.


Posted by: Rick Streich - Verona, WI - Stuned and Friend   Feb 15, 2013

JACK WILL ALWAY BE ON MIND AND IN HEART, THOUGHTS & PRAYERS COACH ROLLIE.


Posted by: "COACH ROLLIE" ROLAND LICHNEROWICZ - DONNELL LAKE VANDAILA, MI, MI - FRIEND   Feb 15, 2013