Mr. Sihler, 89, of Freehold, died May 12, 2010, at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. He fought for his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a member of the Marine Raiders, an elite World War II unit, for which he was awarded the Purple Heart for his courage during the Battle of Okinawa. He was predeceased by his wife, Jane, in 2005. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Ann Jaedicke of Fairfax, Va.; and three daughters and a son-in-law, Gail Fivek of Brick, Nancy and Dr. Wayne Muck of Millstone, and Lorane Stitcher of Howell. A funeral service was held at the Freeman Funeral Home, Freehold, followed by interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Freehold Township. Memorial donations may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey, 141 Bodman Place, Red Bank, NJ 07701-9978.