Stephen “Steve” J. Abler

Stephen “Steve” J. Abler, 68, of Fond du Lac passed away peacefully due to health complications on Tuesday October 29, 2013 at St. Agnes Hospital with family at his side.

He was born August 3, 1945 in Fond du Lac a son to the late Aquilene and Lillian Stenz Abler.

On May 28, 1982 Steve married Vikki Uelmen in Fond du Lac.

Steve was a Navy Veteran. He retired from Mercury Marine after 34 years of employment and was a member of many hunting, fishing, and auto clubs.

Steve enjoyed a lifetime of hunting, fishing, riding his Harley, and cruising in his Vette.

Survivors include his wife and best friend Vikki; four children: Jeff (Kim) Abler, Lynn (Mark) Garbisch, Angel St. John, and Shannon (Tish) Abler; 8 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; his sister Mary (Jim) Krumbein; sister-in-law Marty Abler; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandson Timothy Garbisch and his brother Art Abler.

A Celebration of Steve’s Life will be held at the The Shack, W4768 State Rd. 23, Fond du Lac, on November 9, 2013 at 3:00 PM.

Zacherl Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family.