Myra Ann Chrisler, 68, of Natoma, Kansas, died on Monday, December 02, 2013, at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas.
Myra was born on November 13, 1945, in Salina, Kansas, the daughter of Arthur and Ruby (Zeigler) Pfortmiller. She grew up in the Natoma area and graduated from Natoma High School in 1963. She was united in marriage to Delmar Chrisler on June 01, 1963, in Natoma and from this union Myra and Delmar were blessed with 4 daughters Michele, Kimberly, Tammy Jo and Brenda. Myra enjoyed being a wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker for her growing family. She was a member of the Peace Lutheran Church in Natoma as well as a member of the Russell Hospital Auxiliary, and a foster grandparent. Myra was a gracious and caring friend and loved by all those who knew her. She worked as a secretary and cook for U.S.D #399 for many years where she touched the lives of the many students and staff. She enjoyed reading, playing cards and cooking. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Surviving family include her husband of 50 years, Delmar Chrisler of the home, daughters Michele Meier and husband Kenneth, Kimberly Pfanenstiel and husband Curt all of Victoria, Kansas, Tammy Jo Chrisler of Natoma and Brenda Miller and husband Joe of Austin, Texas; brother David Pfortmiller (Joan) of Delta, Colorado; 5 grandchildren Scott & Jasper Chrisler, Gus, Brooke and Cooper Pfanenstiel and 2 great grandchildren Gage and Riggens Pfanenstiel.
She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother.
A celebration of Myra’s life will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, December 06, 2013 at the Peace Lutheran Church in Natoma with Pastor Michael Schmidt officiating. Burial will follow at the Fairport Cemetery in Fairport, Kansas. Visitation will be from 9 A.M. to 8 P.M. Thursday, December 05, 2013, at the Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary in Russell with family present to greet guests from 6 P.M. to 7 P.M. Thursday evening. Memorials may be given to the Peace Lutheran Church or Russell Public Library and sent in care of the mortuary. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell is in charge of the funeral service arrangements.