Hilda Irene Kasler, 97, of Millfield, died Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens. Born August 8, 1914 in Columbus, she was the daughter of the late William Albert and Jessie Gillette Clester.
A 1932 graduate of Ames-Bern High School, she was a member of the Hooper Ridge Church of Christ. She was known for her hospitality and was a lifelong resident of Ames Township.
Hilda is survived by two sons, Joe (Virginia Lee) Kasler of Millfield and James (Vickie) Kasler of Logan; a daughter-in-law, Virginia C. Kasler of Millfield; seven grandchildren- Rebeka (Brian) Muhn of Millfield, Linda (David) Runk of Columbus, Pamela Jo Kasler of Millfield, Anna Lee (Keith) Johnson of Nelsonville, Julie (Jeff) Campbell of Athens, Cynthia (Jesse) Mayle of Lancaster and Lawrence Richard (Jill) Kasler of Millfield; seven step-grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; one great, great-grandchild; one step great, great-grandchild and a dear friend, Helen McCoy.
Besides her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Richard Kasler in 2004; a son, Donald Richard "Dick" Kasler; a granddaughter, Jennifer Kathleen Kasler; two brothers- George and Fred Clester.
Funeral service will be conducted Saturday 1:00 pm at Jagers & Sons Funeral Home, Athens with her son, Pastor Jim Kasler officiating. Burial will be in Hooper Ridge Cemetery, Ames Twp. Friends may call Saturday 11:00 am until time of service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to Appalachian Community Hospice, 30 Herrald Ave., Athens, Ohio 45701.
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