Edward G. Munz, 98, of Bellefontaine, passed away Friday morning, June 13, 2014 at Mary Rutan Hospital surrounded by his children.
He was born in Akron on April 15, 1916 to the late Emil and Frieda (Scheidegger) Munz. Ed married the former Retha May Terrell on June 3, 1939 in Akron and she preceded him in death on October 30, 2002. He was also preceded in death by a son Gary Munz, sisters Frieda Hohenstein and Bertha Lowry, brothers Emil, Walter and Robert W. Munz, Sr., daughter-in-law Toots Munz and nephew Richard Munz.
Ed came to Bellefontaine in 1952 and was the owner of The Dutch Mill with his brother Robert from 1952-1960. He also worked as a Tool & Die Maker for many years and retired on May 1, 1981 from D.A.B. Ed was an avid bowler for eighty years and also enjoyed golfing. He bowled in many leagues, most recently he was bowling in the Senior League and the First Church of God League where he took home a team trophy this past December.
Ed is survived by a daughter Joyce Munz of Bellefontaine, son Wally (Pam McBrien) Munz of Bellefontaine, three grandsons: Scott (Kelli) LeVan, Bryan (Darla) LeVan and Kyle (Holly) Munz; great-grandchildren: Jessica (Alex), Kayla, Brock, Rylee, Baylie, Tucker and Kaiden G.; a great-great-grandson Miles; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pastor Floyd Lundy will officiate a funeral service on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 2pm at Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine where visitation will be held two hours prior. Burial will follow in Huntsville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the TP Lanes Scholarship Fund, 300 E. Lake Avenue, Bellefontaine, OH 43311.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.