Freda P (Meadows) Issler

August 17, 1933 ~ November 8, 2020 (age 87)


FREDA P. ISSLER, 87, of Mulkeytown passed away Sunday morning, Nov. 8, 2020 at Shawnee Senior Living Center in Herrin.

She was born in Mulkeytown on August 17, 1933, the daughter of Silas Clifford & Susan Marie (Laws) Meadows.

She married Rev. Charles E. Issler on Nov. 12, 1949, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 3, 2016.

Mrs. Issler is survived by her 3 Children:

Charles L. “Bud” Issler & wife Anna of Benton

Gary L. Issler & wife Liz of Herrin

Paula Biby & husband David of Mulkeytown

7 Grandchildren:

Kevin Issler

Ryan Issler & wife Marsha

Tim Issler & wife Yolanda

Crystal Grant

Christi Guinn

William Biby

Melissa Matier

14 GreatGrandchildren

6 GreatGreatGrandchildren

Mrs. Issler was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, Son-Ronald Eugene (Ron) Issler, Daughter-in-law: Rita Issler & by 3 Brothers: Harvey Meadows, Johnny Key & Ralph Meadows.

GRAVESIDE Funeral services will be held at 12:30 P.M. THURSDAY, Nov. 12th at the Mulkeytown Cemetery with Pastor Guy Webster officiating.  Visitation will be from 10:30 A.M. Thursday until 12 Noon at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton.

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November 12, 2020

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Morton and Johnston Funeral Home
410 S. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Graveside Service
November 12, 2020

12:30 PM
Mulkeytown Cemetery
School House Road
Mulkeytown, IL 62865

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