James V. Ostler 84 of Frankfort, IN, died at 11:45 a.m. June 9, 2012 at St. Vincent Frankfort Hospital. Born July 15, 1927 in Frankfort, IN to James L. & Pauline Marie (Vansickle) Ostler. He married Carolyn R. Mahan on May 17, 1951 in Romney, IN and she preceded him in death on June 30, 2011. Mr. Ostler attended Frankfort High School and then graduated from Leelanau School in Glen Arbor, Michigan. He then attended Hanover College and University of Oklahoma. He worked at Ing Rich, and then retired from General Battery, working mostly in the Indianapolis office. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sebring, FL. Mr. Ostler was a veteran of the U.S. Navy & U.S. Air Force. He and his wife enjoyed wintering the past 15 years in Sebring, FL. An avid reader, sports enthusiast and golfer, he shot his age when he was “63”. He was former board member of the Frankfort Country Club and past FCC Club Champion. Longtime member of the Indiana State Seniors Golf Association.
Visitation and Services
Service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14, 2012 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 13th from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the ALS Association.
3 Daughters: Teresa M. (Dan) Campbell of Anchorage, Alaska, Brenda J. (Dan) Schmidt of Cummings, GA and Lori M. (Kelly) Camp of Fishers, IN
2 Sons: Michael J. (Sharon) Ostler of Charlotte, NC and Steven D. Ostler of Frankfort, IN
22 Grandchildren and 18 Great Grandchildren
He was preceded in death by a brother, William E. Ostler.