Friday, June 20th, 2014
L.D. Nofziger, 80, Howe, Ind., formerly of Fort Recovery, died June 18, 2014, at his residence.
He was born Dec. 26, 1933, in Archibold, to William and Mattie Greiser Nofziger. On Nov. 16, 1990, he married Beth Rammel in Coldwater, and she survives.
Also surviving are seven daughters, Victoria (Robert) Bostelman, Napoleon, Laurie (Lowell) Merillat, Defiance, Susan (Nathan) Plassman, Fort Wayne, Ind., Ann Witter, Sandusky, Amy (Scott) Seibel, Wauseon, Jennifer (Troy) Weber, Wauseon, and Jessica (Chris) Willitzer, Defiance; a son, William (Jennifer) Nofziger, Shipshewana, Ind.; two sisters, Loraine Brandenberger, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Kathryn Briskey, Wauseon; 18 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.
Deceased are a grandson, Eric Bostelman, and brothers-in-law, Martin Brandenberger and Wilmer Briskey.
He was a manager of the former Hartwig Poultry, Fort Recovery, was the owner/operator of William L. Nofziger & Son Trucking, Fort Recovery, and operated various poultry farms during his 65 years in the poultry business. He was a graduate of Archbold High School, Archibold.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Fort Recovery, the Rev. Sharon Stonerock officiating. A private burial is Tuesday at Pettisville Union Cemetery, Pettisville.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
Memorials may be given to Heartland Hospice, Fort Wayne.
Condolences may be expressed at www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.