John W. (6/16/2018)
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
5:00 until 7:00 PM
Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home
John W. “Bill” Stitzlein, 89, of Loudonville died Saturday afternoon, June 16, 2018 in Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudonville following a six-month illness. Bill was born January 10, 1929 near Greer and was the son of the late Clyde and Fern (Staats) Stitzlein. He was a 1947 graduate of Danville High School and farmed 69 years on his Holmes County farm. On January 22, 1949 he married Fern Leininger Stitzlein and she died October 1, 1983. Bill was a member of the Hanover Grange, Zion Lutheran Church of Loudonville, a former member of the Loudonville Fair Board, and was very proud to be an original member of the Buckeye Ramblers Dance Band for over forty years. He loved traveling, having made three trips to Europe as well as traveling extensively throughout the western United States.
Bill is survived by his wife, Marvelene (Metcalf) Stitzlein whom he married in 1984; two daughters: Myra Arndt of Loudonville, and Verona (Larry) Swank of Mansfield; two granddaughters: Laura Swank and Lana (Bryan) Dunlap, all of Gahanna; two great-grandchildren: Benjamin and Leah Dunlap; two step-daughters: Shelley Long of Jeromesville and Kim Hines of Mansfield; two step-sons: Bud Reynolds and Ron Reynolds, both of Loudonville; and two brothers: Don (Pat) Stitzlein and Conard (Nancy) Stitzlein, both of Glenmont. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Fern (Leininger) Stitzlein; his son-in-law, Mike Arendt; and his step-daughter, Pat Christian.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 21 at 10:30 AM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, Loudonville with Chaplain Doug Olson of Pathways Hospice officiating. Burial will follow in Loudonville Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family Wednesday from 5-7 PM in the Lindsey Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be given to Pathways Hospice, 619 Claremont Avenue, Ashland, OH 44805.
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