Forrest Wayne "Punk" Kistler (1931 - 2017)


Forrest Wayne "Punk" Kistler, 85, of Brownstown, died at 9:55 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at Marion VA Community Living Center in Marion.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home in Brownstown, with Bruce Sasse officiating. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia, with military rites accorded by Brownstown VFW Post 9770. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of services on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials: . Online condolences can be expressed at
Mr. Kistler was born on Sunday, March 29, 1931, in Vandalia Township, rural Vandalia, the son of Clarence and Dorothy (Forbes) Kistler. He married Frances Joyce Arbgast on March 18, 1951.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Michael Kistler and his wife Nancy, Ronald Kistler and special friend Cindy Wright, and Larry Kistler and his wife Jami, all of Brownstown.

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Published in The Leader-Union from Feb. 7 to Feb. 15, 2017
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