Earl E. Saeler, Jr., 75, of Butler, died Friday, February 9, 2018, at his home.
Born October 6, 1942 in Butler, he was a son of the late Earl E. Saeler, Sr. and Pauline Mary Hinterlang Saeler.
Earl worked in the Machine Shop at the Armco Steel Plant, retiring in 1996 after 30 years, he then worked as a custodian for the Butler Area School District for 8 years. He was a member of St. Wendelin Roman Catholic Church, also the Choir at St. Wendelin's. He enjoyed farming, traveling on his motorcycle, playing the guitar and the harmonica.
A veteran of the Vietnam War, he served in the United States Army.
Surviving is his wife, Pauline Rose Eury Saeler, whom he married September 10, 1966.
His 6 children along with their children: Joseph Earl Saeler, Taylor Jo and Skylor Rose of Butler; Gretchen Marie (Matt) Bishop, Clare Marie and Evalyn Rose of Chicora; Thomas Earl Saeler of Butler; John Earl (Angie) Saeler, Emily Marie and Lindsey Ann of Butler; Veronica Rose Saeler, Iyana Storm of Butler; Eric Earl Saeler (Heather Parsons), Elijah and Christian of Pittsburgh.
Numerous other grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews who all knew him as Pappy.
His siblings: Carol Saeler, Kate Malis, Mary Lou Carlock, Barbara Campbell, Kass Malinski and David Saeler.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Peg.
Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, at 11:30 a.m., at St. Wendelin Roman Catholic Church. The Rev. Matt McClain, Pastor, will officiate. Internment will follow in St. Wendelin's Parish Cemetery.
Donations may be made to the Catholic Charities, 120 West New Castle Street, Butler, PA 16001.