Fred W. Kahler Jr., 47

Fred W. Kahler Jr., 47, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Saturday, March 8, 2008, from complications of open heart surgery at PRMC in Salisbury, Md. He moved to Delaware in 1997, when he transferred to work with Verizon in Ocean View, Del. He loved spending time with his daughter Jordan, his family and friends, riding his Harley, boating, sunsets and NASCAR. He was known for dropping anything he was doing to help his friends and family.

Kahler is survived by his 8-year-old daughter, Jordan; his parents, Ann and Fred Kahler; sister, Charissa Joachimowski; brother, Chris Kahler; sister, Karen Monk of Florida; nieces, Shanna Carter, Tara Boemmel, Briana and Shianne Joachimowski; nephew, Chris Kahler; and many friends.

A celebration of his life will be held Sunday, March 16, 2008, at 2 p.m. at the Ocean View Church of Christ, Route 26 and West Avenue, Ocean View, Del., where friends may gather starting at 1 p.m. Lunch will be served following the service. All are encouraged to plan to stay and share memories. Bikes are welcome. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Building Fund for the new youth building, Ocean View Church of Christ, P.O. Box 1247, Ocean View, DE 19970.