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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
Complete Obituary
Elden Stolzenburg
  Elden L. "Red" Stolzenburg, 87, St. Marys, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 9:44 a.m., April 22, 2014, in the emergency room at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born April 11, 1927, in Wapakoneta, to Henry and Alpha Myers Stolzenburg. On June 19, 1947, he married Mary Fogt, who died Jan. 8, 2002. He later married Carol McDonald, who survives.
Also surviving are three children, Linda (Mick) Kramer, Botkins, and Eldon (Connie) Stolzenburg and Robert (Marie) Stolzenburg, all of St. Marys; three stepchildren, Roxann (James) Lengerich, St. Marys, Ron (Julie) Rupert, Whitesboro, Texas, and Rus (Deb) Rupert, Wapakoneta; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; and two brothers, Don (Adella) Stolzenburg, Wapakoneta, and Larry (Roberta) Stolzenburg, Wapakoneta.
Also deceased are a great grandchild; a brother, Vernon; and a sister, Bernice Thomas.
He retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., St. Marys, after 38 years of service. He served in the Army during World War II, and was a life member of the Wapakoneta VFW Post 8445. He loved writing poetry and had several of his poems published. He was also an avid fan of The Ohio State University Buckeyes.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m., Friday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta, where military rites will be conducted by the Wapakoneta VFW Post.
Calling is 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Heart Association or the American Kidney Foundation.
Condolences may be expressed at www.bayliffandeleyfh.com.
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