He worked as a Heavy Equipment operator for Local 18 for 45 years, retiring in 1993. He enjoyed his horses very much.
He is survived by his wife, Sally D. Artler of Oberlin; daughter, Darcy (Rex) Remington of Elyria; loving grandchildren; and sister, Laura Jones of Niles, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Artler; mother, Iona Artler; brother, Anthony Bonacci; and sister, Jeanette Janus.
Memorial service will be held 11:30 A.M., Friday, January 4, 2013 at New Russia Twp. Hall, Oberlin.
Memorial Contributions may be made to New Life Hospice, 3500 Kolbe Rd., Lorain, OH 44053.