Opal Schisler

Opal C. Schisler, 93, of Astoria, died at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at Heartland Health Care Center in Macomb.

She was born July 23, 1908, in Woodland Township, Fulton County, a daughter of Hugh and Susie Farwell Curless. She married Evert Schisler on Aug. 15, 1925, in Lewistown. He died Oct. 3, 1980.

She also was preceded in death by a son, Clair; an infant daughter, Clarice; two brothers; and two sisters.

Surviving are one son, Phillip (and Jeanette) of Rushville; one daughter, Susie (and Jim) Bucher of Macomb; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; three stepgreat-great-grandchildren; four sisters, Olive Howe of Havana, Edith Lee and Doris Robertson, both of Ipava, and Myrna Phillips of Astoria; and two brothers, John Curless of Astoria and Ted Curless of Pekin.

She was a member of Culbertson Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

Services were held Friday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Rev. Greg Parker officiating. Burial was in Astoria Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Astoria Rescue Squad or Heartland Health Care Center in Macomb.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/23/2002

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