Memorial contributions may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO 63385.
Mr. Purler is survived by his loving wife, Josephine Purler nee Ponder of Wentzvile, MO; 3 sons: Nick (Jackie) Purler of Augusta, MO, Tony (Tracey) Purler of Holt, MO and Joshua Purler of Wentzville, MO; daughter, Kimberly (Kevin) Stanley of Wentzville, MO; nine grandchildren: Jack, Jessica, Jacob, Abby, Michael Ty, Lilia, Ronin, Brooke and Kaden. He is preceded in death by his parents: Cornelius and Margaret Purler nee Watts. Mr. Purler was an Iron Workers Union Member local 396. He enjoyed gardening, fishing and general tinkering. Mr. and Mrs. Purler were married on August 12, 1967 in St. Charles, Missouri. He will be dearly missed.