John Schisler Dead.

John Schisler, Astoria's tax collector, passed away Tuesday morning at about 2 o'clock, after an illness extending over a period of about four years. Mr. Schisler was about 55 years old and had been a resident of Astoria for sometime.

The funeral will be held Thursday at 10:30 o'clock at the Dunkard church. Interment in South Fulton cemetery.


Published in the Argus-Search Light on 2/24/1915

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John Schisler was born near Astoria, Ill., Oct. 5, 1860. Departed this life Feb. 23, 1915, being at the time of his death 54 years, 4 months, 18 days old. He was the son of John and Matilda Schisler. On Jan. 4, 1883, he was united in marriage to Minerva Kelley. To this union were born six children. They are: Oscar, of Weleetka, Okla.; Mrs. W. W. Dorman of East Wilmington, Cal.; Mrs. T. J. Beam; Harvey, Gladys and Glen, of Astoria, who with their mother are left to mourn the loss of a kind and loving father and husband. He is also survived by three brothers and two sisters, two brothers having preceded him in death.

He was a member of the church of the Brethren and lived a consistent christian life. For several years he had been in poor health but bore his sufferings with christian fortitude.

Funeral services were held Thursday February 25, at the church of the Brethren, conducted by Rev. Chas. Walters assisted by Rev. J. J. Johnson. Interment at the South Fulton cemetery.


Published in the Argus-Search Light on 3/10/1915

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