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Brent E. Crone

February 3, 1948 — July 2, 2023

Brent E. Crone, 75, of Van Wert, passed away at 2:10 AM on Sunday, July 2 at Homestead at Towne Center in Van Wert . He was born on February 3, 1948 to Don and Helen (Tribolet) Crone.

Brent graduated from Van Wert High School. Following his graduation, he went to work at Continental Can, now Grief, and retired after 45 years of service. He spent 8 years in the Ohio Army National Guard. He was a member of the Van Wert American Legion Post #178 and Van Wert Elks Lodge #1197.

Brent was an avid golfer. He also enjoyed hunting and antique shopping.

Surviving are his daughters, Stacie (Matt) Lautzenheiser of Van Wert and Susan (Paul) McDaniel of Canton, Michigan; grandchildren, Tyson (Nichole) Crone, Dylan Lautzenheiser, Jacob Lautzenheiser, Caitlyn McDaniel and Jillian McDaniel; great grandchildren, Carson and Easton Crone; nephew, Jason (Kassi) Crone; and niece, Tammy (Joe) Bruns.

Brent was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Barry A. Crone.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM on Friday, July 7, 2023 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory with Rev. Stuart Wyatt, officiating. Military rites will immediately follow at the funeral home.

Visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00 PM on Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Brent`s memory may be directed to Homestead at Towne Center Memory Care Unit.

To share in Brent's online memorial, please visit www.alspachgearhart.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, July 7, 2023

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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Memorial Service

Friday, July 7, 2023

4:00 - 4:30 pm (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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Military Rites

Friday, July 7, 2023

Starts at 4:30 pm (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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