VeteranNeal Schisler

Neal A. Schisler, 62, of Springfield, formerly of Astoria, died at 12:10 p.m. Friday, May 8, 1998, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

He was born May 28, 1935, in Prairie City, the son of Paul and Vera Hickle Schisler. He married Nelda Hunter on Dec. 23, 1956, in Astoria. She survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Stephen (Debra) Dickman of Meredosia and Mrs. David (Cindy) Casebeer of Northpoint, Ala.; one sister, Barbara Morey of Anna; his stepfather, Louis Ebbert of Rushville; two stepsisters, Shirley Crumley of Canton and Judy Jones of Rushville; and three grandchildren.

His parents preceded him in death.

He was a technical sergeant in the Air Force, serving from June 6, 1954, to July 1, 1974. He was a financial analyst for the State of Illinois Department of Insurance. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and the American Trap Association.

Services were held Tuesday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Marianna Taylor officiating. Burial was in the South Fulton Cemetery near Astoria.

Memorials may be made to the Visiting Nurses Association of Morgan and Scott Counties, 1600 W. Walnut, P.O. Box 219, Jacksonville, IL 62651.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/13/1998


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