Julia Joan Stahl, 87, of Van Wert passed away at 6:21 PM on January 12, 2020 at Lima Memorial Hospital while surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on January 11, 1933, in Indianapolis, IN to the late Edgar and Rosetta (Vaught) Pate. On January 20, 1951, she married the love of her life, Kenneth E. Stahl. Together, they shared nearly 69 years of memories. She loved spending time with her family and formerly was a member of the Van Wert Fireman's Auxiliary.
She is survived her husband, Kenneth Stahl of Van Wert; daughters: Deborah J. (Ron) Klewer and Kathy J. (Mitchell) Rutter, both of Van Wert; sons: Patrick E. Stahl of Van Wert; Brian L. (Sandra) Stahl of Tennessee; brothers: Donald (Mary) Pate of Indiana; Vady (Mary) Pate of Michigan; Albert Wayne Hunter of Indiana; sister-in-law, Elma Pate of Indiana; 20 grandchildren as well as numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Kenneth N. Stahl; brothers: Eddie, Leonard and William "Bud" Pate; sister, Jean Scales; one grandchild and 2 great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be help at 11 AM on Friday, January 17, 2020 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home, 722 S. Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891 with visitation prior to the service from 9 AM to 11 AM. Interment will follow in Scott Cemetery.
To share in Julia's online memorial, please visit www.alspachgearhart.com.
Arrangements entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert, OH.
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