James C. Elmlinger

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 5/2/2013 17:00:00

Bellevue OH 5/3/2013 10:30:00

James C. Elmlinger, age 70, of Willard, Ohio passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at his home. He was born July 2, 1942 in Norwalk, Ohio to Charles and Mildred Elmlinger. He was a former manager for several softball teams and was an avid duck hunter and card player. He formerly worked at R.R. Donnelley’s in Willard for 17 years before becoming a life insurance agent for New York Life Insurance Co, for 35 years and where he became a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Round Table. He was a member of St. Gaspar del Bufalo Church and the Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his wife, Margery A. (Hafner) Elmlinger, whom he married Sept. 7, 1963; daughter, Jessica M. Elmlinger of Willard; Mother, Mildred (Morman) Elmlinger of Willard; 3 brothers, Donald (Judy) Elmlinger of Glasgow, KY, Dave (Pam) Elmlinger of Milan and Mark (Berti) Elmlinger of Attica; 2 sisters, Pat (Cliff) Martin of Willard and Sue (Steve) Woeste of Vandalia, Ohio; brother-in-law, David Hafner of Attica; numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father, Charles Elmlinger; brother, Stephen Elmlinger and sister Joanne Hafner.
Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard. The funeral mass will be Friday, May 3, 2013 at 10:30 A.M. at the St. Gaspar del Bufalo Church in Bellevue with Fr. Paul Fahrbach officiating. Burial will be at the St. Sebastian Catholic Cemetery in Bismark, Ohio. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.


Bev Ganni - May 4, 2013

Margie and family, I was saddened to hear of your loss. May God Bless and keep you during this time of sorrow. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Bonnie Ryman - May 3, 2013

Marge and family so sorry to hear of Jim passing. Prayers for your family. may you feel the peace of God at this time.

Ed Cushman - May 3, 2013

Dear Marge,
You and your daughter have my deepest sympathies on Jims passing. I fondly remember our younger days when Jim was a part of the gang we ran around with. We had lots of fun and never did anything bad. My sister Mary called me this morning to tell me of his passing. My wife and I also send our prayers for him and you. Our very best regards,
Ed & Linda Cushman, Youngstown, Oh

Dan Stacklin Family - May 2, 2013

Marg & Jess your in my thoughts and prayers for your loss sorry I couldn’t make it in just a really busy time with kids and working on house all my thoughts and prayers for you & Your family my deepest sorrows I also know Jim’s teaching The Lord how to puff on the cigar and play poker best wishes to your family .

Amanda Metro - May 1, 2013

Prayers to you and your family that you find peace in this sad time.

Carmen Castro - May 1, 2013

Marg & Jessie,
So sorry to hear about Jim he was a great man and will be truly missed! Will never forget all the good times we shared over the years.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire family. May God Bless all of you in this difficult time,
Mark & Carmen Castro

Christine Bujnarowski-NYLIC, Seven Hills, OH - May 1, 2013

My Thoughts & Prayers Are With You All During This Time Of Sorrow.

Chuck Carr - May 1, 2013

Marg, My thought and prayers are with you in this difficult time. Jim and I shared some wouderful times with the Lorain NYLIC Family. Jim was a great man, and Len Higley, Norm Bogert and Pauline Heffley and I all valued his friendship highly.

Lisa Riley - Apr 30, 2013

Thoughts and hugs to you from me, my family and your Woodforest family <3