Mrs. Schisler Passes Away

Mrs. Edward Schisler passed away at her home two miles west of Astoria Friday at 8:30 p.m. Death was due to a stroke.

Josephine, the daughter of Daniel and Ruth (Merril) Branchfield, was born Aug. 30, 1868 in Pleasant township east of Vermont. She was aged 77 years, 2 months and 24 days.

She was united in marriage to Edward Schisler of Astoria, June 9, 1896. Her husband preceded her in death July 19, 1935.

Surviving are the following children, Albert, Carl and Everett, all of Astoria and a daughter, Mrs. Lucy Hayes of Vermont; one sister, Mrs. Emma Hopping of Abingdon; also several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends are left to mourn her passing.

Mrs. Schisler was a devoted mother, always happiest when her family were all present.

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at the Astoria Church of the Brethren, conducted by Rev. Fred Thompson, assisted by Rev. G. G. Canfield. Burial was in the South Fulton cemetery.


Published in the Argus-Searchlight on 11/28/1945

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