Sue Kistler, 66, Vandalia

Sue Kistler, 66, of Ramsey, died at 12:31 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

Services were to be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at Hohlt & File Funeral Home in Vandalia, with the Rev. Joe Lawson officiating. Mrs. Kistler’s remains were cremated, as per her request, and private burial will be at a later date. There was no visitation. Memorials: Donor’s choice.

Mrs. Kistler was born on Jan. 2, 1942, in Vandalia, the daughter of Clarence and Paulina Tharp Portz. She married Joe Eugene Kistler on April 12, 1959, in Vandalia; he died on March 22, 2007.

She was a secretary for The Heritage House Care Center in Vandalia, and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3862 Auxiliary of Vandalia.

She is survived by a son, Michael Joe Kistler of Ramsey; and special friend, Lisa Duff of Ramsey.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

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