L.D. Nofziger


HOWE, Ind. -- L.D. Nofziger, 80, Howe, Ind., formerly of Fort Recovery, Ohio, and Defiance, Ohio, died June 18, 2014, at his home.

He was born December 26, 1933, in Archbold, Ohio, to the late William Nofziger and the late Mattie (Greiser) Nofziger. On November 16, 1990, he married Beth (Rammel) Nofziger, who survives.

Also surviving are seven daughters, Victoria (Robert) Bostelman of Napoleon, Ohio, Laurie (Lowell) Merillat of Defiance, Ohio, Susan (Nathan) Plassman of Fort Wayne, Ind., Ann Witter of Sandusky, Ohio, Amy (Scott) Seibel of Wauseon, Ohio, Jennifer (Troy) Weber of Wauseon, Ohio, and Jessica (Chris) Willitzer of Defiance, Ohio; a son, William (Jennifer) Nofziger of Shipshewana, Ind.; two sisters, Loraine Brandenberger of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Kathryn Briskey of Wauseon, Ohio; 18 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Also deceased are grandson, Eric Bostelman; and brothers-in-law, Martin Brandenberger and Wilmer Briskey.

He was a graduate of Archbold High School, Archbold, Ohio. He was manager of the former Hartwig Poultry, Fort Recovery, Ohio; was the owner/operator of William L. Nofziger & Son Trucking, Fort Recovery; operated various poultry farms; and had been in the poultry industry for over 65 years.

Services are 10:30 am Monday, June 23, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Fort Recovery, Ohio. Private burial will follow on Tuesday, at Pettisville Union Cemetery, Pettisville, Ohio. Calling is from 3-7 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery, Ohio.

Contributions can be made to Heartland Hospice, 1315 Directors Row, Suite 210, Fort Wayne, Ind. 46808. Online condolences may be directed to www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.

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