John F. Styler
October 19, 1923
February 19, 1999
1944-45 Chicago American Gears (NBL)
1945-46 Indianapolis Kautskys (NBL)
Best bet I could find was a John Styler (1923-1999) who died in Cicero, IL. Born to Phillip and Alice, had brother Russell (1918-2002), sisters Esther and Lorraine.
Courier-Journal, January 13, 1946