David Paul Gissler, 83, of Lincoln, passed away January 18, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center.
Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM Friday, January 26, 2018 at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM Friday also at the funeral home with Tracy Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in New Union Cemetery with military rites provided by American Legion Post 263.
David as born September 7, 1934 in Lincoln, IL., the son of Karl and Irma (Auer) Gissler. He married Carol J Hunter on September 7, 1956. She preceded him in death on July 13, 2016.
Mr. Gissler proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and fought for our country during Viet Nam. He was a member of Lincoln Christian Church, the American Legion Post 263, was an avid bowler for 60 years and a member of the United States Bowling Congress. He retired from the Logan County Highway Department where he worked in maintenance.
David was the last of his immediate family. Surviving are his children: daughter, Pat (Clint) Sheley of Lincoln; son Tim Gissler of Lincoln; and son David Karl (Kathy) Gissler of Pflugerville, TX; grandchildren: Candace Company (Henry VanBogaert), Ryan (Katie) Sheley, Laura Gissler, Rick (Sarah) Gissler, Faith Keck, Jared Gissler, Marisa Gissler, and Haylie Gissler; great grandchildren: Noah Company, Alyssa Company, Morgan Sheley, Brooklyn Sheley, Elijah Grotjan, Isaiah Grotjan, and Gabriella Keck.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Carol.
Memorial donations may be made to Lincoln Christian Church and will be accepted at the funeral home.