Bill Schuler Obituary, Death – Bill was the third of four children to be born to John Pete and Nellie Marie (Smith) Schuler on June 29, 1935 in Osawatomie, Kansas. His parents’ names were both Nellie Marie (Smith). He received his education in the Osawatomie public schools and graduated from Osawatomie High School in 1953 with his class. In Osawatomie, where he was living at the time, Bill started his career as a file clerk for the Missouri Pacific Railroad when he was seventeen years old.
After that, he moved to Wichita, Kansas, and after that, he moved to Kansas City, Missouri, where he remained until the time of his retirement in the 1980s. After delaying his marriage till later in life, Bill finally tied the knot with Mary Lynne Flynn on November 5, 1994. After their union, the couple settled down in Edgerton, Kansas. Bill was actively involved in the various aspects of the Edgerton community. He contributed his time and effort to the Bank of Knowledge, Frontier Days, and Clean up days.
He was a member of the Elks Lodge #921 in Osawatomie, the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, and the United States Army Reserve. He was also baptized in the Baptist Church. Bill loved a wide variety of activities in his spare time. Along with fishing and golfing, constructing trellises and arbors was one of his specialties. He also enjoyed constructing model airplanes, going fishing, and playing golf. He enjoyed working in his yard garden and growing a variety of flowers, with roses being one of his favorites. He constantly received compliments from others on the attractive appearance of his yard.
Both of Bill’s parents and one of his brothers, Charles Schuler, had passed away before him. He is survived by his wife Mary Lynne of the home, one brother named John who is married to Shirley and lives in Kansas City, Kansas, one sister named Diane who is married to Bill and lives in Osawatomie, Kansas, one step daughter named Posey who is married to Tony and lives in Foristell, Missouri, two step grandchildren named Michael (Ashley) Crist of Overland Park, Kansas, and Nathan Crist who lives in Olathe, Kansas, as well as two nieces and one