Guy V. Lotz, 87, of Wapakoneta, Ohio and formerly of Jackson Center, Ohio passed away at 1:15 a.m. Monday, August 23, 2021, at his home.
He was born in Jackson Center March 16,1934, a son of the late Samuel H. and Flossie (Glick) Lotz. In addition to his parents, Guy was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Diane Lotz; two sisters, Helen and Adelia and a brother, Nicholas.
On April 20, 1958, Guy married the former Marjorie Kay Bunke in Jackson Center and she preceded him in death May 25, 2015. He married Lucille Steinke November 20, 2019 in Florida and she survives in Wapakoneta. Guy is also survived by his three sons, Scott (Kathleen) Lotz, Ty (Diane) Lotz and Todd (Kathy) Lotz; a “bonus son”, Pete (Ginn) Beko; four stepchildren, Lorraine (Richard) Fischio, Steven Calim, Christine Lynch and Patrick (Stephenie) Calim; seven grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; a brother, Dennis Lotz and many nieces and nephews.
Guy was a United States Army Veteran and past commander of Scherer Post #493 in Jackson Center. He spent his life farming and was a founding member of the Shelby County Antique Power Association, a member of Logan County Antique Power Association, the Buckeye Antique Tractor Association and the John Deere 2 Cylinder Club. He was also a member of the Jackson Center United Methodist Church, Stokes Lodge #305 F&AM and the former Jackson Center Lodge #458 F&AM.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, August 26, 2021 and 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, August 27, 2021, at the Jackson Center United Methodist Church in Jackson Center, where Reverend Randal Bratka will officiate the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. on Friday.
Burial will follow the funeral service at the Seventh Day Cemetery in Jackson Center.
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Jackson Center is honored to serve the Lotz family.