Glen Medler, son of the late Raymond William and Mayme Lucus Medler, was born in Frisco, Missouri on November 28, 1917, and passed away at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff on December 3, 2014, at the age of 97 years and 5 days.
Mr. Medler had lived in lived in Dexter where he owned and operated Medler's Cleaners. He retired and moved to Poplar Bluff 30 years ago. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff and the Sunshine Sunday School class. He was an avid golfer, loved dogs and animals, gardening and was also an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan.
He married Corita Marcella Eagan on May 15, 1938 in Piggott, Arkansas and she preceded him in death on August 10, 1968. He was then married to Katherine Kirkbride Spears on September, 19, 1970, she preceded him in death on August 12, 1983. He then married Louise Thomas Shull on March 23, 1984, in Poplar Bluff.
Surviving are his wife, Louise Medler of Poplar Bluff; two sons, Ronald W. Medler of Cape Girardeau, Roger Douglas Medler of Dexter; one daughter, Glen Ellen Nasrallah of Chicago, Illinois; step daughter, Debi Shull Barker of Poplar Bluff; step son, James Shull of Harrisburg, Illinois; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; one sister, Mildred Wheeler of Dexter. Other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Leroy, Everett, R. C. and Chet Medler and one sister Edith Medler.
Friends may visit Saturday, December 6, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 6, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri with the Dr. William Vail of Poplar Bluff, Missouri officiating.
Interment with be in the Dexter Cemetery in Dexter, Missouri with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Stoddard County Children's Home, P O BHox 164, Dexter, MO 63841 or the the Keller Public Library, 402 W. Grant St., Dexter, MO 63841.