James Lee Ostler

February 27, 2013

James Lee Ostler 78, of Frankfort, IN, died at 3:35 a.m. February 27, 2013 at Clinton House Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born April 7, 1934 in Lafayette to the late Wilbert & Dicy (Eaton) Ostler. He married Darlus Forlow on November 15, 1957 in Frankfort and she survives. Mr. Ostler was a 1953 graduate of Frankfort High School and was a lifelong Frankfort resident. He worked for Ameritech retiring in 1993 after 30 years. After his retirement he spent 9 years working at the Clinton County YMCA. James was a longtime member of the First Church of the Nazarene and was currently attending the Frankfort Bible Holiness Church. He was a lifetime member of the Telephone Pioneers.

Visitation and Services

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 4, 2013 at the Goodwin Funeral Home. Friends may visit from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2013 at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Frankfort Bible Holiness Church. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery.

Survived by:

Wife: Darlus Oster of Frankfort, 2 Step Brothers: Lanny (Mary Alice) Moore of Frankfort and Gene (Barbara) Moore of Poland, IN


3 Condolences for “James Lee Ostler”

  1. Dan and Pat Spray February 28, 2013 at 10:26 pm

    Darlus, We were sadden and shocked when we heard about Jim.
    Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    Wish we could see you in person, but we can’t as we are in Florida.

  2. Nathan and Vicki Hale March 2, 2013 at 1:32 pm

    Darlus, We hated to hear about Jim, but know that he is with Jesus now talking to Him with no problems. We so enjoyed getting to know you two in small group meetings. We are praying for God’s comfort and peace to be with you,

  3. Nathan and Vicki Hale March 2, 2013 at 1:35 pm

    Lanny and Mary Alice, We are so sorry for your loss of Jim. We are so blessed to have gotten to know him in small group meeting. What a true tender heart he has. We are so happy that he is now speaking with no difficulty with Jesus. We pray God’s comfort and peace be with you in the coming difficult days.

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