OBITUARY

Iris Virginia Koonce Tressler

May 30, 1934January 9, 2019

Sulphur- Iris Virginia Koonce Tressler, 84, died Wednesday, January 9, 2019, in her residence. She was a native and lifelong resident of Sulphur. Iris was a member of Houston River Baptist Church. She will be remembered for helping anyone in need.

Survivors include her sons, Richard Schadler and wife, Carol, and Jerry Schadler, all of Sulphur, and Robert James Tressler of San Diego, California; four grandchildren, James Schadler, Scotty Schadler, Sarah Tressler, and Laura Costanza; and one great-granddaughter, Hannah Schadler. She is preceded in death by her husband, James A. Tressler; and her siblings, Harry Sam Koonce, Flora Parker, Mabel Hartstine, Edith Watson, Melva Smith, Betty Richard, Jimmy Koonce, John Koonce, and Bobby Koonce.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 12, in Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home. The Rev. Lonnie Gothrup will officiate. Burial will be in Big Woods Cemetery in Edgerly. Visitation is from 4-9 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until the time of service Saturday in the funeral home. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Richard Schadler and wife Carol, Son
  • Jerry Schadler, Son
  • Robert James Tressler, Son
  • James Schadler, Grandson
  • Scotty Schadler, Grandson
  • Sarah Tressler, Granddaughter
  • Laura Costanza, Granddaughter
  • Hannah Schadler, Great Granddaughter
  • James A. Tressler, Husband
  • Harry Sam Koonce, Brother
  • Flora Parker, Sister
  • Mabel Hartstine, Sister
  • Edith Watson, Sister
  • Melva Smith, Sister
  • Betty Richard, Sister
  • Jimmy Koonce, Brother
  • John Koonce, Brother
  • Bobby Koonce, Brother

Services

  • Visitation Friday, January 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 12, 2019
REMEMBERING

Iris Virginia Koonce Tressler

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Laura Schadler

January 10, 2019

MawMaw with Hannah last Christmas

Jeff Vander

January 10, 2019

80th Birthday!

Esther Kidwell

January 10, 2019

Wonderful memories of my dear Aunt Iris. I loved hearing her talk with her southern accent. I pray for comfort for the family.

Carol Schadler

January 10, 2019

Carol Schadler

January 10, 2019

This picture was taken this past summer. That is my sister Christine with her

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY