Date of death: 1/2/2020
Saint Meinrad Class: O 1956
SANDUSKY, Ohio — A very kind, sincere gentleman and a very spiritual man went to be with his Lord. Paul Faber Wiesler, 90, Sandusky, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Providence Care Center.
He was born in Sandusky, Feb. 12, 1929, and was a 1947 graduate of St. Mary High School. He attended the University of Detroit and St. Jerome’s College in Kitchener, Ontario. He received a B.A. from St. Meinrad’s College Seminary at St. Meinrad, Ind., and attended Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary in Cincinnati.
Paul was a teacher at Purcell High School in Cincinnati, and at Margaretta Middle School in Castalia. He was a purchasing agent at NASA Plum Brook Station, Sandusky, and was employed at Sandusky Electric, Inc. until his retirement in 1991.
He was a volunteer at Erie County Care Facility and at OVH in the canteen for many years. He greatly valued his Catholic faith as the pearl of great price and was a lifelong member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sandusky, where he was a member of the Parish Council, the prayer network and a member of the Evangelization Team. With his wife Kathleen he was a co-ordinator for the St. Mary’s Eucharistic ministry to the homebound, hospital and nursing homes, and coordinators of Sandusky-Norwalk Worldwide Marriage Encounter.
Paul was a third degree and honorary member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 546, Sandusky, where he was recording secretary for many years; a member of Erie County Right to Life and was a founding member of Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration at the former Providence Hospital Chapel.
Paul is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Kathleen (Schaefer) Wiesler, whom he married Jan. 25, 1964; two sons, Daniel and Kevin, both of Sandusky; granddaughter, Aliyah Phillabaum; sister, Ruth Brandle of Sandusky; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Ione Wiesler; brother, Robert; and sister, Dorothy Stross.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, until a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky. The Rev. Phillip Feltman will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Sandusky, at a later date.
In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial contributions be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting toftfuneralhome.com