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|Thursday, 21 November 2013 10:40|
Allen Leroy Etzler, 71, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013 in Bowling Green.
He was born October 17, 1942 in Van Wert County, Ohio to Arthur and Norma (Muntzinger) Etzler.
Allen married his high school sweetheart, Nancy Kreischer on June 8, 1963 and she survives in Bowling Green.
He graduated from Wren High School in 1960 and then went on to attend Tri-State University.
He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Berne, Indiana, where he served as a church elder.
Along with his wife, Nancy, Allen is survived by his son, Brad Etzler of Bowling Green, Ohio, daughter, Lori (Mike) Brim of Bowling Green, Ohio and grandson, Mychal Brim of Bowling Green, Ohio.
Allen became a journeyman Tool & Die Maker for CTS of Berne, Indiana in 1966. He was transferred to CTS of West Liberty, Ohio in 1974, to head their Engineering and Tool & Die Department. He was transferred to CTS Keene of Paso Robles, California in 1982. He later returned to CTS of Berne, Indiana in 1985 where he retired after more than 30 years of service with the company. He holds numerous patents.
He was an avid Lake Erie fisherman. He spent years out on the lake or sitting around a campfire with his children and grandson. He was a devoted family man, his greatest joy came when he became a grandfather. Allen also enjoyed NASCAR and the Chicago Bears.
Services for Allen will be private.
Arrangements are being handled by DUNN FUNERAL HOME, Bowling Green, Ohio located in the Historical District at 408 W. Wooster St.
The family asks that any memorial donations be made in Allen's honor to the Wood County Humane Society.
To share an online condolence with the family please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com
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|Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013 10:43|
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