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Carl D. Kahler, 80, of Dornsife, passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at his home.
He was born Sept. 4, 1937, in Trevorton, a son of the late Lee and Jenny (Crissinger) Kahler. On June 25, 1960, in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Red Cross, he married the former Doris Klock who survives.

Carl was a 1957 graduate of Trevorton High School and served in the Army from Dec. 7, 1960 to Dec. 7, 1962.
He was a resident of Dornsife the past 57 years. He retired as a machinist from AMP Inc., Selinsgrove.
He was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Red Cross, and the American Legion Post 504, Dalmatia.
Carl enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, traveling, camping, bowling, fishing, meeting friends for breakfast, family gatherings and working on cars.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Daniel and Maxine Kahler of Dornsife, Timothy and Joni Kahler of Poquoson, Va., and Andrew and Patricia Kahler, of Dornsife; one daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and Bryan Erb of Sunbury; nine grandchildren, Courtney Kahler, Adrienne Bobb and husband Mark, Zachary Kahler, Laura Kahler, Ryan Erb, Elizabeth Erb, Melissa Davignon, Caitlyn Tait and husband DaKotah, Emily Foltz; five great-grandchildren, Addison Kahler, Finnley Bobb, Maxon Davignon, Bentley Sessions and Daniel Tait; one sister, June Reitz of Selinsgrove; and mother-in-law, Vinnie Klock of Northumberland.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Kenneth, Paul and John Kahler.

A viewing will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, followed by the funeral at 11, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 235 Schwaben Creek Road, Dornsife, with Pastor Karis Hagen officiating.
Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Carl's memory to St. Peter's Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 235 Schwaben Creek Road, Dornsife, PA 17823.

Funeral arrangements are by the Robert G. Foust Jr. Funeral Home, 841 W. Shamokin St., Trevorton.
Published on February 11, 2018
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