MT. CORY — Charley Shepler, of Mt. Cory, will celebrate his 95th birthday June 3, 2013. A celebration is planned from 1 to 4 p.m., June 2, 2013, at the Mt. Cory Community Building.
He was born June 3, 1918, in Rockford, to Robert and Marintha Shepler. On Oct. 14, 1939, he married Augusta “Mim” Kill, and she died April 16, 2009.
Shepler has two sons, Larry (Peggy) Shepler of Columbus Grove and Terry (Phyllis) Shepler of Mt. Cory; and three daughters, Barbara Nusbaum, of Bluffton, Linda Moser, of Mt. Cory and Dorothy (Roger) Leiber, of Cridersville. Two sons-in-law are deceased, Tom Nusbaum and Dave Moser. He has 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, 16 step-great-grandchildren and 13 step-great-great-grandchildren.
He retired from Buckeye Pipeline, in Lima.
Shepler is a member of St. Marys Catholic Church, in Bluffton.