Harry G. Cisler

March 23, 1932 – Dec. 16, 2010

Harry G. Cisler, 78, of Palmyra, was born to eternal life Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa. He was born March 23, 1932, to Harry and Emma (Klatt) Cisler Sr.

He married the love of his life, Jean Fereira, on June 6, 1953, in Milwaukee, at Holy Cross Church. After graduation from Marquette University, Harry served in the U.S. Army in Germany for two years. He returned to join his father in business and later owned a television store in Big Bend, where he also spent 25 years on the Big Bend-Vernon Volunteer Fire Department. He was on the Big Bend Village Board of Trustees and was the police commissioner for a number of years. He and his wife were antique lovers and he had a large collection of early American clocks, which he also repaired. After he retired to Palmyra, he enjoyed playing with the Palmyra-Eagle Community Band and was active in the Palmyra Historical Society for many years. He attended the Kettle Moraine Community Church for many years.

His family was the most important thing in his life and he spent as much time as possible with them at family get togethers, grand children’s activities, etc.

Harry is survived by his wife and best friend of 57 years, Jean; his sons, Michael (Sarah), David (Susan) and Steven (Joye); and daughter, Catherine (Gary) Hermanson. In addition, he is survived by his grandchildren, Gregory Schilling, Vanessa Schilling, Talia Schilling, Caleb (Tammy) Schilling, Joshua Schilling, Brendan (Brittnay) Cisler and Caitlin Cisler, Elizabeth and Timothy (Kitty) Cisler, Emilie (Mike) Wilson and Eric, Josiah and Teraesa Hermanson; great-grandsons, Draven, Gavin, Atreyu Schilling, Brendan Cisler Jr. and Clayton Wilson; great-granddaughter, Milagros; step-great-grandson, Jayvion; and special lifelong friends, Dick Riehle, Janet and Glenn Hanson, Skip and Judy Jacobs and Bob and Ellie Freigang.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his grandson, Jeremy Hermanson; and daughter and son-inlaw, Denise and Dennis Schilling.

Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until the 6 p.m. funeral service Tuesday, Dec. 21, at the Kettle Moraine Community Church, W341-S6480 Highway 59, North Prairie, with the Rev. Tom Hocking officiating. Burial to be private at Hillside Cemetery, Palmyra.
   Harry will be deeply missed, but never forgotten.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Palmyra-Eagle Community Band, ICU at Fort Memorial Hospital or Froedtert Hospital.

For the online guest registry, please go to Mealy’s Funeral Home in Palmyra is assisting the family, 495-2127.