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Saturday, January 19th, 2008
Linda Stelzer
Linda K. Stelzer, 50, rural Wapakoneta, died from natural causes at 8:08 a.m., Jan. 18, 2008, in St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
She was born Aug. 19, 1957, in St. Marys to Aloys and Julitta "Judy" Voskuhl Reithman, who survive in Anna. On Jan. 10, 1981, she married Randy M. Stelzer, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, Brian (Genevieve), and Kevin, all of Wapakoneta; a daughter, Tonja Armstrong, Bossier City, La.; five brothers, James Reithman, Rockford, Ted Reithman, Anna, Larry (Sue) Reithman, Oakwood, Leroy (Jeannie), Huber Heights, and Pat Reithman, Botkins; four sisters, Carol (Tony) DeNovi, Valrico, Fla., Barb (Ron) Rogers, Lima, Joanie (Tim) Clay, Wapakoneta, and Elizabeth "Lisa" (Jeff) McMahan, New Knoxville; parents-in-law, Merle (Erma), Celina.
Deceased is a brother, Kenneth "Buck" Reithman.
She was an off-campus program coordinator at The Ohio State University, Lima Campus. She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wapakoneta, and its festival committee. She was also a member of St. Johns Fire & Rescue Auxiliary, Toastmasters International Bellefontaine, and Wapakoneta Band Boosters. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration from The Ohio State University, Fisher Business College, where in 2006 she also received her masters degree in business administration.
Funeral Mass is 2 p.m. Monday at the church, Rev. Henry Albietz officiating. Burial is at Mt. Tabor Cemetery, Clay Township.
Calling is 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta, and 1-2 p.m. Monday at the church.
Memorials can be made to The Ohio State University James Cancer Research Center.
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