Conroy Funeral Home

Max Merle Wisler



Service: 1:00pm Wed. September 12th, 2018
Conroy Funeral Home
WISLER, Max Merle, 87, of Springfield, Ohio, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, September 7, 2018. Max was born February 21, 1931 to George Sr. and Mabel Wisler. He married Barbara Stevens on November 17th, 1961 at Asbury United Methodist Church. He was a veteran and served in the Air Force during the Korean conflict. Max retired from Ohio Bell/AT&T after 36 years. He served as a volunteer on the squad for the German Township Fire Department. He also served as a city councilman for the village of Lawrenceville for 10 years. Max and his family attended Asbury United Methodist Church in North Hampton for over 50 years. He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Mabel Wisler and his brother and sister-in-law George and Helen Wisler. Max is survived by the love of his life for 56 years, wife Barbara; son, Jeff Wisler and partner Eric Berridge; daughters and son-in-law’s, Debbie (Wisler) and Doug Gladman, Pamela (Wisler) and Tom Stapleton; his precious Grandchildren, Kyle (Eileen), Mekayla, Katie, Tyler, Kailey and Emily; Great Grandchildren, Peyton, Abigail and Ryan; Sister and Brother in-laws, Shirley and Bob Mengel, Dodie and Ron Horvath, Mike and Jan Stevens; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 11:00am to 1:00pm, Wednesday, September 12, 2018, followed by a prayer service at CONROY FUNERAL HOME with Fr. John MacQuarrie officiating. Burial will follow at Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the German Township Fire Department. The family of Max wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the Dr.’s and nurses at Miami Valley Hospital ICU, Dayton Ohio, Miami Valley Care Flight and LifeCare Hospitals of Dayton.


I just found out & im very sad to hear this.. Max will always have a special place in my heart as well as my sons!! We loved being neighbors & many times Chip & Max would stop their mowing & sit there & talk for hours!! Michael loved running over to see Max & of course the candy he would get! He was a good man & will be missed.. I’m sure Chip, Maggie & Charles we’re there to great him. Much love & hugs Barb!!

- Tammy Wilt, Friday September 14th, 2018

I just found out & im very sad to hear this.. Max will always have a special place in my heart as well as my sons!! We loved being neighbors & many times Chip & Max would stop their mowing & sit there & talk for hours!! Michael loved running over to see Max & of course the candy he would get! He was a good man & will be missed.. I’m sure Chip, Maggie & Charles we’re there to great him. Much love & hugs Barb!!

- Tammy Wilt, Friday September 14th, 2018

Our deepest sympathy. Have good memories about Max. He will be greatly missed.

- Darrell & Nova Foster, Wednesday September 12th, 2018

Debbie & Doug, We are so sorry for your loss. We know this has been a very difficult time for your Family. We love you guys and know that you are in our prayers continuously. Patty & Steve

- Patty Satterfield, Wednesday September 12th, 2018

Oh Debbie I am so sorry for your loss. Your Dad is resting now. Hugs to your family as you go through these trying days. He will be watching over you.

- Lori Johnson, Monday September 10th, 2018

We want to express our sympathy at this difficult time. Max was always fun to be around and we remember many fun times with Jeff, Deb, & Pam at the UMYF meetings at Asbury. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Larry and Carol Todd

- Carol & Larry Todd, Monday September 10th, 2018

Although we send our condolences, we know that Max will be resting peacefully with the Angel's in Heaven. He sends you his love!

- Tim and Toni Pruden, Sunday September 9th, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss Jeff and your family. I know he's going to be your guardian angel watching over all of you. May God wrap his loving arms around you during this difficult time. .

- Elaine Bitzinger , Sunday September 9th, 2018

My heart is saddened for the Wisler Family. Max reminded me a lot of my own Dad, always making me Welcome in their home but never missing a chance to be the Jokester with me. Even though many years have passed since I have seen you all, Pam, know that I love you and you are all in my thoughts & Prayers.

- Jill & Rick Shaw, Sunday September 9th, 2018

I'm sorry for the loss of your father Jeff. I know how hard it is not to hear his voice or see him like he was, but remember that he loved his entire family and that he will always be with you everyday. I truly believe this.

- Debra Fuhr , Sunday September 9th, 2018

May the Lord comfort you in this time of sorrow. My sincerest love and prayers to you all!

- Julia McCarty, Sunday September 9th, 2018

So sorry for your loss, My Prayers will be with you and your family doing this time. My your father RIP in the hands of our loving Father above

- John Robinson, Sunday September 9th, 2018

My heart breaks for you and your family Jeff. You are all in my prayers.

- Lisa Bash, Saturday September 8th, 2018

There is no words to take away your pain and heartache. Your in my thoughts and prayers. May you find peace in your memories. Jeff, if you and your families need anything, please dont hesitate to ask.

- Denise Zerkle Skaggs, Saturday September 8th, 2018

I know there are no words to express what you are feeling. My heart aches for your family. I will be here for you and your family if you need me. Lots of Love and Prayers

- Amber Viol, Saturday September 8th, 2018