Helen Elizabeth Gisler age 88 and a 40 year resident of Porterville passed away at her home January 10, 2012 with her family by her side. Helen was born at Oxnard, CA March 17, 1923 to Mose and Lula Hitch and received her education from Oxnard Union High School and Ventura Jr. College. She married Leo E. Gisler may 7, 1949 and was employed as a Legal Secretary for the Ventura Municipal Court for 12 years. In 1971 she and Leo moved to Porterville and began farming under the name Gisler Farms. (Write briefly about the farming operation then possibly about Helen & Leo's love of traveling together and maybe some of the things she enjoyed doing and what type of person she was. Helen was profoundly involved with several organizations and was a Past President of the Los Madrens Guild of Valley Children's Hospital, Past President of Phi Alpha Kappa Omicron Sorority, Past President of the Ventura County Legal Secretary Assoc. and a devoted member of the St. John's Catholic Church in Tipton. Surviving family includes her husband Leo Gisler of Porterville. 2 sons: Dennis Gisler and wife Cathy of San Luis Obispo. David Gisler and wife Kim of Porterville. Daughter Ann Osborn and husband Ruel of Chico along with 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. A Memorial Mass of the Resurrection will be Celebrated 11:00am Monday January 16th at St. John's Catholic Church in Tipton. To sign Helen's on-line register book or leave a message of condolence please visit www.whitehurstfuneral.com. For additional information contact Whitehurst-Peters-Loyd Funeral & Cremation Service: 195 N. Hockett St, Porterville. (559)784-6485.