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Monday, February 8th, 2010
Roy L. Kantner
Roy L. Kantner, 89, Wapakoneta, died at 8:45 a.m. Feb. 7, 2010, at Wapakoneta Manor.
He was born April 10, 1920, in Auglaize County to Louis and Ida Derringer Kantner. On Nov. 15, 1945, he married Lois M. Henderson, who survives.
Other survivors are a daughter, Karen E. Abel, Rome, Ga.; a brother, Forest (Betty "Dimp") Kantner, Bluffton; three sisters, Helen Cummins, Wapakoneta and Faye Eley and Anna McKinley, all of Lima; a sister-in-law, Betty Kantner, Spencerville; six grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Deceased is a son-in-law, Charles Abel; a brother, Ned Kantner; three sisters, Berdeen, Dolores and Leona; and a great-grandson.
A farmer, he worked at Lima Ordinance Depot and later at Ametek Westchester Plastics, Wapakoneta. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta, the Rev. Steve Nelson officiating. Burial is at Resthaven Memory Gardens, where military rites will be conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Wapakoneta.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to St. Rita's Hospice.
Condolences can be left at www.bayliffandeleyfh.com
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