George A. Stahl, age 76, of Bradner, Ohio passed away peacefully on Friday, June 9, 2023, surrounded by his loving family at the Bowling Green Manor Nursing Home.
He was born on May 22, 1947, in Bradner, to the late Michael & Helen (Sieple) Stahl. George married Cynthia S. Shearer on November 10, 1973, at the St. James Lutheran Church in Bradner.
Surviving George is his loving wife of 49 years, Cindy; son, Dwain (Maricar) Stahl of Bradner; daughters, Teresa (Jim) Swaisgood of Gibsonburg, Tammy (Rob McDaid) Stahl of Bradner; sisters, Jane Stiger, Betty (Cal) Linkey, Susan Wildman, all of Bradner; grandchildren, Zach (Katie), Nicole (Brian), Kylie, Katie, Mitchell, Anson (Denise), Dillon, Hannah; great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Braelynn, Ezra, Addie, Avah, Aiden and Kaleb.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Michael & Helen; brothers, Nealy, John, Thomas; and sisters, Doris Markel, Jean Stahl, Lois Ruble, Ruby Bickford, Erma Reinhart and Delcie Reef.
George was a 1965 graduate of Lakota High School, and then served his Country proudly in the United States Army during Vietnam. He then worked at Chrysler in Perrysburg for 30 years as a Machine Operator, and also was the proud owner/operator of Stahl Electric in Bradner from 1979-2017.
George was a member of the Albert Bowe American Legion Post #338 in Bradner, the Bradner Fire Department, AMVETS in Bowling Green, VFW in Fremont, Moose Lodge in Fostoria, and a member of the NOVFA where he served as a Past President. Among many hobbies over the years, George enjoyed being involved with the Albert Bowe American Legion Honor Guard, was an avid Ohio State Buckeye fan, traveling on OSU cruises, spending winters in Florida and hosting weekly ice cream socials.
His greatest love in life though, was spending time with his family and friends.
Friends will be received from 2-8 p.m. Monday (June 12, 2023) at Barndt Funeral Home in Wayne, Ohio where at 7:30 p.m. the Northwestern Ohio Volunteer Fireman’s Association will hold a Last Alarm Service followed by the Albert Bowe American Legion final salute.
Additional visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday (June 13, 2023) at Barndt Funeral Home followed by a Celebration of Life Service starting at 11 a.m.
Burial will be at Bradner Cemetery with a Military Service provided by the Albert Bowe American Legion Post #338 of Bradner.
Guests are asked to dress casually in their favorite Ohio State Buckeye clothing.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be made to George’s family at www.barndtfuneralhome.org.