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Shirley A. Hostetler

February 21, 1935 — June 2, 2020

Shirley A. Hostetler

Shirley A. Hostetler of West Liberty, Ohio passed away at 8:50 a.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at the Campbell Place Assisted Living Community in Bellefontaine, Ohio.

She was born in Champaign County Ohio February 21, 1935, a daughter of the late Harley Zenith and Dorothy (Kennedy) Flora.  She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter and three sisters, Ruth, Janet and Karen.

On April 18, 1954, she married John David “Bud” Hostetler in West Liberty and he preceded her in death September 16, 2001.

She is survived by a daughter, Cynthia (Robert) McClure and a son, Curtis (Tracey) Hostetler, both of West Liberty; five grandchildren, Samantha Van Houten, Alexandra Van Houten, Bethany (Lee) Brokaw, Jennifer (Lawrence) Asare and Rachael (Tim) McCall; eight great grandchildren, Paislee, Sophia, Logan, Faith, Carson, Jeremiah, Maliah and Evrah; a sister, Connie (Robert) Farley; four brothers, Don (Kathy) Flora, Larry (Pam) Flora, Michael Flora and Steven Flora and numerous nieces and nephews.

Shirley worked as a homemaker and the bookkeeper for her family’s business Hostetler Construction and later as a rural mail carrier for the United States Postal Service.  She was a longtime member of the West Liberty United Church of Christ where she taught Sunday School.  She enjoyed bowling which she was very good at with numerous trophies to show for it.  Shirley also enjoyed spending time with her family.

Kirk Scott will officiate a graveside service Friday, June 12, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Fairview Cemetery in West Liberty.

The family asks that you be symptom-free and please consider wearing a mask if attending.

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


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