August 18, 1929 - November 24, 2020
Herbert (Herb) William Mishler of Worthington, OH passed away on November 24, 2020 at the age of 91 after a brief illness. He passed peacefully surrounded by close family. Herb was born on August 18, 1929 the only child to Earnest W. and A. Kathryn Mishler in Youngstown, OH. He was preceded in death in 2019 by his wife of 65 years, June G. Mishler. He is survived by children Gordon S. (Melissa) Mishler from Spring, TX and daughter Leslie M. (Jeff) Preston of Worthington, OH, and granddaughters Lauren A. (Chris Marmatakis) Preston of Cleveland, OH and Erin N. Preston of Worthington, OH. In addition to his immediate family, he leaves behind his son-in-laws’ dear family Jan, Craig and Scott Preston of Columbus, OH. Herb graduated from Boardman High School in 1947 and attended Cornell University graduating with a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1952. While in college he was in ROTC and Sigma Pi fraternity. He was proud to have served in the US Army stationed at Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Aberdeen, MD. Herb worked his entire career at Battelle Memorial Institute and spinoff Edison Welding Institute. He was a Life Member of the American Welding Society and a 20-year representative to the International Institute of Welding. For over 50 years, he was an active member of the Worthington United Presbyterian Church where he served as a Deacon and an Elder and enjoyed the company of the Geneva Fellowship. He was an avid motor racing fan dating to his days at Cornell, attending many races at the original Watkins Glen road course. He was an active member of the Alfa Romeo Owner’s Club, serving as Central Ohio chapter president when they hosted the national convention. A private burial ceremony will be at the Worthington Presbyterian Church columbarium. Services will be planned at a date in the future when group gatherings are more appropriate. In the meantime, contributions may be made to Worthington Presbyterian Church in his memory.
Herbert (Herb) William Mishler of Worthington, OH passed away on November 24, 2020 at the age of 91 after a brief illness. He passed peacefully surrounded by close family. Herb was born on August 18, 1929 the only child to Earnest W. and A.... View Obituary & Service Information
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