Samuel Schisler

Samuel Schisler, a retired farmer, passed away at the home of his son John, about three miles northwest of Astoria on Friday, at the age of 69 years, 8 months and 16 days. He was born October 12, 1861 in Astoria, the son of Henry and Magdalena Schisler.

He was united in marriage in September, 1885, to Margaret Lyddia Ebbert, who passed away in 1918. Ten children were born, eight of whom survive, John, Ray, Clarence, Jake and Della of Astoria, Mrs. Samuel Wickert of Polo, Ill., Mrs. Keith Long of Bader and Orpha of Lincoln, Ill., Pearl having died in infancy and Mrs. Joe Geiman in 1918.

He is survived by thirteen grandchildren and the following brothers and sisters, Edward, Mrs. Amanda Fitz, Mrs. Lyddia Geiman and Mrs. Rosella Sullivan of Astoria. Charles, Mrs. Sarah Stremmel and Mrs. Mary Rowland are deceased brother and sisters. In addition he is survived by a host of other relatives and friend who mourn his departure.

For the past number of years Mr. Schisler has been a sufferer from shaking palsy and the suffering which he was called upon to bear was intense. He was a member of the Church of the Brethren.

Funeral services were held at the Church of the Brethren in this city at 2:00 o'clock Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. E. O. Norris. Burial was in the South Fulton cemetery.


Published in the Argus-Searchlight on 7/1/1931


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