Obituary: Whisler, Darrel G.

WHISLER, Darrel G.

Born to Ralph V. and Maude M. (Adamson) Whisler on September 29, 1917, the third of nine children in Watonga, OK.

He passed away on September 19, 2012, at Alderwood Manor in Spokane, WA.

He married Viola (Peggy) Bollinger in 1943 and moved to Bellflower, CA in 1948.

They had two children, Arlo G., who died soon after birth and Linda R. After Peggy’s death in 1964, he relocated to Spokane, WA.

There he met Kathryn Bush, married in 1969 and made their home on the farm in Elk, WA.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father; his brothers, Kenneth, Donald, Dale and Ralph Jr.; his sisters, Dorothy Tobler, and M. Jane Carnigie; his infant son, Arlo; and wives Viola and Kathryn and stepdaughter Charlene Young.

He is survived by his daughter Linda (Art) Carter, grandson Art IV, great-grandchildren Alexis and Art V; his sister, Joyce Olivier and brother Carrol (Butch) Whisler; sister-in-law Charlene; his stepchildren, Jackie Gramlow, Robert Bush and Patricia (Duane) Blair; many step grand and step great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Saturday, September 29, 2012, at the Deer Park Ward of the Latter Day Saints on Hwy 2 at 11 a.m., Burial to immediately follow service at Elk cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may make memorial contributions to a charity of their choice.

Please visit Darrel’s online memorial and leave a message of condolence at


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