Thelma M. Ressler, 94, formerly of Canal Winchester, passed away Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 at Spring Meade Health Center following an extended illness.

She was preceded in death by her husband Glen Ressler, Sr.; son Brian Ressler; brothers Adam and Theodore Maurer; sister Kathryn Phipps; and her parents.

She was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Stars. Thelma was a proud and active member of New Madison United Methodist Church and spent her life as a devoted wife and mother.

Thelma is survived by her son, Glen (Carol) Ressler Jr.; daughter, Shirley Schissler; grandchildren, Scott, Christopher, Jennifer, Heather, Holly, and Eric; numerous great-grandchildren; brother, George Maurer, sisters, Marjorie Danzeisen, Theola (Hugh) Haines, and Shirley Denlinger; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 at Kreitzer Funeral Home, 204 N. Main St., Arcanum. A visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. prior to services.  In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to Shriners Hospital in Cincinnati. Email condolences may be sent by going online to

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