Wayne George Nadler, Sr., 78, of New Athens, IL, born September 15, 1944 in Belleville, IL, passed away on Thursday February 2, 2023 at Memorial Hospital East in Shiloh, IL. Mr. Nader was a retired electrician with Peabody Coal Company and a US Marine Corps veteran. He was a past member of the Lenzburg Clubhouse and the New Athens Sportsman Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents – James and Anna (Sheets) Nadler, his son – Wayne G. Nadler, Jr. who passed away on December 15, 2017, brother – Dennis Nadler and sister – Linda Nadler.
Wayne is survived by his loving wife – the former Ruth Ann Degler, whom he married on March 18, 1967 in Shawneetown, IL, daughter Traci (Ron) Peppenhorst of Highland, IL, his brother – David “Soup” (Bev) Nadler of New Athens, IL and grandchildren – Jaclyn (Matt) Mowe, Rachel (Jacob) Hundelt and Jacob and Katie Wood. He is also survived by many other relatives and special friends.
Memorials may be made to the New Athens Ambulance Service.
In keeping with Mr. Nadler’s wishes, cremation will take place with no visitation times.
Private interment will be at Oakridge Cemetery in New Athens, IL.
:Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.