Tony Taschler, 56, Regional Sales Manager for Sharpe Valves (Elmhurst, IL) died April 17 in St. Louis of a heart attack. Taschler was a life long sales veteran in the flow control industry working for such industry leaders as Keystone Valve, Hammond Valve, Zydell and SVF over the last 30 years.

He had been employed by Sharpe Valves for 2 years and was currently pioneering the development of Sharpe Valves distribution system in the Midwest.

Taschler, a highly decorated Army veteran of the Vietnam War, was born in St. Louis and had lived in Avon, IN for the last 10 years.