Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Carl F. Whisler

Carl F. Whisler, 55, of 63 Roberts Drive, Shelby, died Wednesday afternoon after an auto accident at Lexington-Springmill Road and State Route 39. He was born Nov. 2, 1929 in Canton, Ohio and had lived most of his life in Shelby.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Studer) Whisler, whom he married September 8, 1951. Also surviving is his mother, Elsie Rose (Gaupel) Whisler of Shelby. Three daughters also survive:
Mrs. Carl (Peg) Thornton of Galion, Mrs. Lee (Becky) Wilkins of Shelby, and Mrs. John (Lori) Switzer of Cary, Illinois. 6 grandchildren survive. 2 sisters: Mrs. Richard (Susan) Kirkendall of
Shelby, Mrs. Charles (Rosemarie) Little of Kokomo, IN. 2 brothers: Lawrence and George Whisler of Shelby. Also surviving is his mother and father-in-law, Roma and Peg Studer of Mansfield.

He was preceded in death by his father, Paul Whisler and one brother, Howard.

Mr. Whisler retired on April 30, 1985 as assistant superintendent of the Shelby Municipal Light Plant. Prior to that he had been employed at the Wilkins Airforce Depot in Shelby. He was also the former owner of Whisler’s Auto Wrecking in Shelby.

Mr. Whisler was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church. He had been a member of the Air National Guard. He was a third degree member of Shelby Knights of Columbus #1968, and
a Fourth Degree memberof Father Clement Falter Assembly in Mansfield. He was a past president of Local 603, International Union of Operating Engineers.

Mass of the Ressurection will be Celebrated at 1 P.M. Tuesday at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church; the Rev. Donald Mueller will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Shelby.

Friends may call at the TURNER FUNERAL HOME on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Wake services will be held at the Funeral home on Monday at 8 P.M. Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Church in Shelby or Sacred Heart Church in Bethlehem, or the charity of the donor’s choice.

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