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Walter Sidney Koontz
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Obituary for Walter Sidney Koontz

Walter S. Koontz, 87, of Lakeview, OH, passed away Sunday morning, November 26, 2017 at his home.

Walter was born on February 3, 1930 in San Bernardino, CA, a son of the late Hiram and Permelia Houston Koontz. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Clara Cebula and Louise Kantfhenkel.

Walter is survived by four daughters, Janet Koontz and Marsha Koontz, both of Lakeview, Leslie (Don) Mansfield of Uhrichsville, OH and Ronda (Joe) Sneary of Roundhead, OH, 10 grandchildren, Katrina, Rickie, Amanda, Shawn, Shannon, Anthony, Crystal, Curtis, Peggan, and Jennifer, 16 great grandchildren, and a brother, Hiram “Junior” Koontz of Tulsa, OK.

Walter was a veteran of the United States Army serving in Korea and Japan with the 24th Infantry Division, 21st Regiment, Company C during the Korean War. He retired from Duff’s Quarry to return to Arkansas where he grew up, returning to Ohio to be near his daughter’s and their families. Walter was a fan of western movies and actors John Wayne and George Gabby Hayes, whom he once met. He also was a fan of the Cincinnati Reds and OSU Buckeyes. His family would like to give a special thank you to the staff of Universal Home Health and Hospice for their many years of friendship and care for Walter.

Funeral services will begin at 4:00 pm, Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Shoffstall Funeral Home, 205 S. Main St., Lakeview, with visitation from 2-4 pm. Military Honors will be provided by the Logan County Veterans Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in his name to Universal Home Health and Hospice Care, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, OH 43311 or Alzheimer’s Association (alz.org).

Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview. Condolences may be expressed at shoffstallfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

29

Nov

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Shoffstall Funeral Home

205 South Main Street
Lakeview, OH 43331

Funeral Service

Wednesday

29

Nov

4:00 PM
Shoffstall Funeral Home

205 South Main Street
Lakeview, OH 43331

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