Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
Ronald H. Wietholter, 78, Celina, died 2:30 A.M. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice.
He was born July 26, 1938, in New Bremen, the son of Clarence and Helen (Warner) Wietholter. He married Jan Spencer and she preceded him in death. He married Dorothy Swartz on February 13, 1999, in Saint Marys, and she survives at the residence.
He is survived by his children: Sandy Lentz of Saint Marys; Cathy Bullen of Saint Marys; Coy "Mike" Bullen of Saint Marys; Carole (Charlie) Knous of Saint Marys; Mark Sholler of Saint Marys; David (Darci) Sholler of Delaware, Ohio; Christopher Sholler of Saint Marys; Kevin Sholler of Birmingham, Alabama; Brian (Melinda) Sholler of Kittanning, PA. He is survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Karen Dunn of Birmingham, Alabama.
He was preceded in death by his parents and by his first wife, Jan Wietholter.
Ron was a graduate of Defiance College and retired from Saint Marys City Schools, where he had served as a teacher, and later, as principal of East Elementary School. After retirement, he moved to Union City, Tennessee, where he worked until another retirement from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.
He was a veteran of the United States Army, and was a member of VFW Post 9289 and American Legion Post 323 in Saint Marys. He belonged to the Celina Moose and liked to fish, bowl and golf. He loved watching sports on ESPN.
Funeral rites will be held 2:00 P.M. Monday, June 26, 2017, at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Saint Marys, Pastor Joel Bucklin, officiant. Private family burial rites will be held at the Pearl Cemetery.
Friends may call from noon until the time of services on Monday at the funeral home, where memorial gifts may be given to Van Wert Inpatient Hospice.
Condolences may be sent to Ron's family via Millerfuneralhomes.net.