Jannie M. Shisler, age 94, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018, at Windsor Place Nursing Home in Iola.
Jannie was the fourth of five children born to Frank and Mary (Kozubik) Machart. She was born on June 10, 1924 in Calliham, Texas. She attended high school in Calliham and graduated as valedictorian of her class. She was married to Rex Eldon Shisler and they made their home in Gas City, Kansas. Their union was blessed with one daughter.
Jannie was a devoted Jehovah’s Witness for 82 years, serving her last 45 years at the Iola congregation. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, and friend and we will love and miss her always.
She was preceded in death by her husband.
She is survived by her devoted daughter, Margaret Lesher of Iola, Kansas; beloved grandson Jonathan Ratley of Yates Center, Kansas; and two beloved step-children, Kitty Chadwich of Henderson, Nevada and Adele Seleno of Huntington Beach, California; one sister, Mary Taylor; and nieces and nephews, two of which were Gladys Hallman and Mary Nell Owens, who continued to write poetry and send to her and loved her to the very end.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, December 15, 2018, at 1:00 PM at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Iola, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jannie M. Shisler memorial fund and sent in care of Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, 1883 US HWY 54, Iola, Kansas 66749. Condolences may be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.