Frederick “Fred” F. Esler, of
Fond du Lac, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2019 of injuries sustained in a
motorbike incident last August. He was
born in Oshkosh June 26, 1951 to Donald and Dolores Esler and graduated from
Lourdes High School in 1969. He went on
to attend then WSU-O. After graduation
in 1973, with a Business Degree, he promptly jettisoned his brand-new briefcase
to pursue his true passion of buying and selling cars. He continued in this trade until retiring,
working with numerous dealers and finally on his own. Fred was a lifelong Green Bay Packers fan and
could talk sports with the best of them.
Fred had a multitude of friends
he saw regularly in Oshkosh, Fond du Lac and at annual gatherings with his High
School “brothers” at their annual lake getaway up North. They all loved him dearly.
Fred is survived by his two
children, Thor Preston-Esler and Liv (Kyle) Sweet; two grandsons, Trenton and
Zaydyn; one sister, Susan (Neil) Verwey; two nephews and other relatives.
Fred was preceded in death by his
parents and wife, Vicki.
Internment will be at Calvary
Cemetery in Oshkosh. A memorial has been
established in Fred’s name at the Fond du Lac Area Humane Society. He will be greatly missed by his family and
Guestbook and tribute wall may
be found by visiting ueckerwitt.com.