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Saturday, January 25th, 2014
Complete Obituary
Cletus Stoepfel
  Cletus D. Stoepfel Jr., 75, Celina, died Jan. 23, 2014, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born April 14, 1938, in Putnam County, to Jennie M. Mapes and Elbert Todd and Cletus F. and Clela Alt Stoepfel. On June 27, 1959, he married Ruth E. Maier, who survives.
Also surviving are three children, Angela E. (John L.) Caywood, Neptune, Rosann D. (Thomas) D. Rable, Celina, and David F. (Susan Flasher) Stoepfel, Mercer, Pa.; nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; a stepsister, Viola (Bill) Hofacker, Van Wert; a brother-in-law, Edward Kline, Deshler; and a sister-in-law, Jan Stoepfel, Leipsic.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Mike Stoepfel, and a sister, Shirley J. Kline.
He had worked for his father at Clete's Appliance on Brandon Avenue in Celina, Joytime Trailer, Rockford, Huffy Bicycle, Celina, and worked for many years at Mersman Tables until his retirement in 1993. He also partnered with longtime friend G.R. Brown as co-owner of Brown's gun shop, until his friend's death in 1998.
He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, and was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed trapping, hunting and fishing. Other hobbies included collecting coins, restoring Volkswagon automobiles and playing video games.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina, the Rev. Kenneth G. Alt officiating. Burial will follow in St. Marys Catholic Cemetery, Celina.
A memorial gathering will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Immaculate Conception School Spartan Star Theater or the National Kidney Foundation.
Condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.
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