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Phyllis Ann Hartzler

August 31, 1942 — January 8, 2021

Phyllis Ann Hartzler

Phyllis Ann Hartzler, age 78, of West Liberty, Ohio passed away at 12:42 a.m. Friday, January 8, 2021 at Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine, Ohio.

She was born in Bellefontaine August 31, 1942, a daughter of the late William G. and Carrie Alice (Strain) Knoff.

On December 3, 1971, Phyllis married David Max Hartzler in Lebanon, Virginia and he preceded her in death October 25, 2007. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Nora McMellon; two brothers, Jim Knoff and Don Knoff; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Roy Andrew and Bonnie Lucille Hartzler; a sister-in-law, Beverly Knoff and two brothers-in-law, Charles McMellon and Leland Tuttle.

Phyllis is survived by a sister, Mary Ruth Tuttle of Bellefontaine and many beloved nieces and nephews.

A 1960 graduate of West Liberty-Salem High School, Phyllis retired as treasurer from The People’s Savings & Loan in 2017 following fifty years of loyal service. She was a member of the United Church of Christ in West Liberty.

Pastor Kay Young will officiate a graveside service at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the Fairview Cemetery in West Liberty. In observance of COVID guidelines, guests in attendance are asked to be symptom free, wear a mask and practice social distancing.

The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in West Liberty is honored to serve the Hartzler family.


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