March 28, 1904-March 9, 2005
OBERLIN -- Myrtle M. Schlessler, 100, died Wednesday (March 9, 2005) at Decatur County Health Systems in Oberlin.
She was born March 28, 1904, to Charlie and Mary (Hokenson) Henningson in Herndon. She was raised in the Herndon area and went to Fairview School.
On Dec. 29, 1926, she married Michael Schiessler in Herndon. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Michael on April 19, 1991; daughter, Janice Berry; son-in-law, Marlin Berry; brother, Emond Henningson; sister, Pearl Kleidosty; and grandson, Darrell Fedro.
Survivors include two daughter, Frances Schiessler of Oberlin and Doris and husband, Marvin Fedro of Waco, Texas; sister, Violet Schissler of Oberlin; eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
Services are Friday, 2 p.m., at Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin with the Rev. Mark Stahla officiating. Interment will be in the Immanuel Church Cemetery in rural Herndon.
Visitation is today until 8 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m., until service time.
Memorials may be given to the Myrtle Schiessler Memorial Fund.
Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is in charge of the arrangements.