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MEHLER, John John Max Mehler, 64 of Atlanta, passed away on Monday, December 18, 2017. John was born in Caracas, Venezuela to Anita (Lustgarten) and John Carl Mehler. John is survived by his three sons: Joshua Mark (35), Brian Seth (34), and Joel Peter (26); his partner of 19 years, Stephanie Steiger; his sisters Elizabeth (Mehler) Cohen and Dorothy (Mehler) Goihman; and his brother Robert Mehler. John moved to the United States to attend Roosevelt Military Academy and graduated from North Springs High School, class of 1972, before matriculating into the University of Georgia where he began his life-long relationship with the Jewish community when he joined the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. After graduating from Oglethorpe University, he began working for The First National Bank of Atlanta and soon met Tina (Decatsky) Mehler, the mother of his three sons. John built a vast network of friends and loved ones while splitting his time between Atlanta and Birmingham. John's favorite pastimes included: spending summers swimming at the Zaban Park JCC pool with his boys, being the helpful handyman to all those in need, and working on his blue-ribbon winning orchids. Sign on line guest book at www.edressler.com. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alabama Orchid Society, c/o of the John Max Mehler Memorial, 4761 Fulmar Drive, Irondale, AL 35210. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery with Rabbi Hayyim Kassorla officiating. Arrangements by Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta (770)451-4999.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Dec. 19 to Dec. 20, 2017
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