Ressler, John Edwin 1 2 3

Birth Name Ressler, John Edwin
Gender male
Age at Death 61 years, 6 months, 7 days


John Ressler

Ephrata Native

John E. Ressler, 61, died this morning in the emergency room of Ephrata Community Hospital after being taken ill at his home, 405 E. Brubaker Valley Road, Lititz. He had been under the care of a physician for a heart condition.

He was married to Kathryn L. Remick Ressler.

Ressler was employed by the C. P. Wenger Feed Co., Ephrata, as an assistant foreman since 1945. He also worked for the Earl W. Witmer Refrigeration Co., Ephrata, for the past 30 years.

Born in Earl Township, he was a son of late Grube and Anna Zimmerman Ressler.

Ressler was a member of Mohler's Church of the Brethren, Ephrata, where he was a deacon.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by five children: Lois J., wife of Galen W. Martin, Denver; Linda S., wife of Daniel E. Miller Jr., Lancaster; Leon J., missionary, of Suna Migori, Kenya; Kathy A. Ressler, missionary, Piaeraus, Greece; and Loren R., at home; four grandchildren; six brothers and one sister: Martin E., Quarryville R2; Elmer R., Kennett Square R2; Harold L., East Earl; Melvin J., Akron; Clarence I., Lititz R4; Elvin J., Ephrata R4; and Anna Mae, Ephrata R2.

Obituary from a newspaper clipping saved by Anna Mae Ressler.


RESSLER - Entered into rest in Ephrata, Pa., on March 23, 1982, John E. Ressler, husband of Kathyrn L. Remick Ressler, of 405 E. Brubaker Valley Road, Lititz, Pa., in his 62nd year. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from Mohler Church of the Brethren, Ephrata Township, Pa., on Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Galen R. Hackman, Rev. Ralph B. Heisey, Rev. Harry B. Gibbel, Rev. John G. Leid and Rev. Noah W. Martin will officiate. Interment in the adjoining cemetery. Friends may call at the Gravenor Home for Funerals, Inc., 100 W. Main at Church Street, Ephrata, on Saturday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and at the church on Sunday afternoon for one hour prior to the time of the service. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the Anastasis Ministry of Youth with a Mission, P.O. Box YWAM, Kailua, Kona, Hawaii 96740, or the Eastern Mennonite Board of Missions and Charities, Salunga, Pa. 17538.

Funeral notice from a newspaper clipping saved by Anna Mae Ressler.


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ressler, Daniel Grube29 July 190116 May 1972
Mother Zimmerman, Anna Martin9 December 18946 August 1948
         Ressler, John Edwin 16 September 1920 23 March 1982
    Brother     Ressler, Martin Earl 16 June 1922 10 October 1987
    Brother     Ressler, Paul Irwin 4 April 1924 9 July 1924
    Brother     Ressler, Elmer Roy 2 March 1925 5 September 2002
    Brother     [Living], [Living]
    Brother     Ressler, Melvin James 23 December 1928 27 August 2015
    Brother     Ressler, Clarence Ira 13 February 1931 18 May 1987
    Sister     Ressler, Anna Mae 30 November 1932 1 February 2012
    Brother     [Living], [Living]
Father Ressler, Daniel Grube29 July 190116 May 1972
Stepmother Brumbaugh, Lucy1 October 18993 January 1952


Family of Ressler, John Edwin and Remick, Kathryn Lied

Married Wife Remick, Kathryn Lied ( * 11 March 1923 + 22 December 2015 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 27 January 1945 Stevens, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, United States of America    
Name Birth Date Death Date
[Living], [Living]
[Living], [Living]
[Living], [Living]
[Living], [Living]
Ressler, Lois Jean20 August 194517 March 2011

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