Thursday, May 12, 2011

Harold J. Stuck (May 11, 2011)

Harold J. Stuck, age 91, of Versailles, Ohio passed away at home on May 11 after a lengthy illness. He was born July 24, 1919, near North Star, Ohio, the son of Carl and Bertha (Rismiller) Stuck.

Harold was a lifetime member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, North Star, where he had served as deacon and trustee. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps in December 1941, and served in the European Theater where he attained the rank of Tech Sergeant. He was a life member of the DAV. After his military service, Harold returned home and was engaged in farming. He was also an employee of the Darke County Highway Department and Clerk of Wabash Township.

Harold was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Rev. Werner Stuck of Columbus, two sisters, Edith Brandt and Caroline Isenhouer of Versailles, sisters-in-law Edith Stuck, Ruth Stuck, Wilma Routson and Janet Shiverdecker and brothers-in-law Richard Shiverdecker and Paul Routson.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn (Shiverdecker), whom he married on July 4, 1947, three daughters, Marlene McGriff of Greenville, Shirley (Donald) Kingery of Carlsbad, California, Jeanette Taylor of Carlsbad, California, and son Carl (Donna) of Versailles; brothers Elmer Stuck of Versailles and Rev. John (Barbara) Stuck of Fort Wayne, Indiana. He is also survived by brother-in-law Ken Shiverdecker and sister-in-law Margaret Shiverdecker. Also surviving are nine grandchildren: Denise (Shawn) Fourman, Nathan McGriff (Leanna Coby), Laura McGriff, Shannon (Dan) Bentley, Taylor (Joanne) Stuck, Bethany Griesdorn (Chris Angne), Amanda Griesdorn (Chris Stark), Todd Kingery and Chad Kingery; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church on Monday, May 16 at 10:30 A.M. with Pastor Laura Shreffler officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul Cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday, May 15 from 2:00-5:00 P.M. at Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home, 1000 N. Broadway, Greenville, Ohio.

Memorials may be made to the Handicap Accessibility Fund, St. Paul Lutheran Church, North Star or Celina Community Health Professionals, Hospice.

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