Paul G. Hartz
Paul G. Hartz, age 84, of Riverview Drive, Shelby, died Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at the Heritage Care Center in Shelby surrounded by his family.
Paul was born November 8, 1923 in Shelby the son of the late Roman F. and Hazel (Champion) Hartz. He was a 1941 graduate of Shelby High School and was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving in World War II. Paul retired as a supervisor after 43 years of service from The Ohio Seamless Tube Company in Shelby (The Tuby). He attended the Ontario Free Methodist Church. Paul played for the Shelby Blues semi-pro football team. He and his wife, Kate were loyal followers of all Shelby High School sports. Paul was active in Little League and was an avid bowler.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen M. (Clark) Hartz, whom he wed on January 18, 1948; 2 sons, Dr. Steve and Hope Hartz of Crestline, Mike and Jackie Hartz of Bucyrus; 2 daughters, Sandra and Dave Irish of Cortland, OH , Pam and Ashton Ogle of Shelby; 7 grandchildren, Jason Irish, Kyle Irish, Ellen Hartz, Megan Hartz, Adam Hartz, Clark Ogle and Selah Ogle. He was preceded in death by his parents and 4 siblings, Charles Hartz, Coyne Hartz, Rhea Waldruff and Wanda Hartz.
Friends may call on Friday, May 23, 2008 from 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 24, 2008 at 10:30 AM with Rev. James Walker, visitation pastor of the Ontario Free Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby with military honors. Memorial expressions may be made to the Ontario Free Methodist Church.
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