Ernest Medler, 79, of Ellery

Ernest Medler, 79, of Ellery, IL passed on Dec. 11 at Deaconess Midtown in Evansville, Ind.

He was born Feb. 27, 1940 in Browns, Ill., the son of Mildred (Tesh) and Athel Medler. He married Connie Knapp on Nov. 26, 1960 in Mt. Carmel, Ill. and she survives.

Ernest was a Jehovah’s Witness and had worked at Snap-On Tools for 37 years.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Connie; two sons: Gerald (Lora) Medler and Damian (Alisa) Medler; a grandson, Jedidiah (Dorie) Medler; and a great-grandson, Josiah.

Per his wishes, Ernest was cremated, and no formal services are planned.

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Ingram-Meridith Funeral Home of Albion is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.