Lowell L. Eitle, age 95, resident of Willard, Ohio went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Pristine Senior Living in Willard. He was born on December 27, 1920 in Willard to the late Willis “W.W.” and J. Pearl (Fritz) Eitle and had been a life long resident. Lowell was a graduate of Willard High School. He was the owner of Eitle Ford Tractor of Willard and then had been employed at Schaffer Motors in Willard as a saleman. He enjoyed raising horses and was a past president of the O.P.H.A., loved farming, hunting, auctions, gardening, dancing, eating pie, cracking nuts and making people laugh. He especially enjoyed being with family.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Mary Jane (Walker) Eitle; three chidren, Learta (Mick) Longnecker of Castalia, Dennis Eitle of Willard, and Gay Graszl (Ron Schmid) of Mt. Gilead; six grandchildren; and twenty great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a sister, Doris Sharbaugh; and a brother, Durward Eitle.
No funeral services will be held per Lowell’s request. Memorial contributions can be made in his name to the Southern Care Hopsice of Mansfield, Ohio. Online condolences can be made at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
So sorry to learn of your fathers passing Dennis. He was a very good person and friend .My prayers are with you and your family.We will see him again In a better place.
Maxine Puckett and her family: Karen(Jack) Fearing, Gloria (Tom) Veres and Kevin Puckett all wish to extend our condolences. We have know the family for many years. Karen went to school with Learta and Gloria with Dennis. Most recently the Eitles have been a neighbor at Hillside Acres. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family
Sorry to hear of Lowell’s passing. I have a lot of fond memories and respect for all my dealings with Lowell, Mary Jane, W.W. and the Eitle family. Lowell was a good man and I am proud to have known him.
I visited with Uncle Lowell and Aunt Mary Jane last August at Hillside when our band played for their annual cookout. They said they really enjoyed our music and I really enjoyed seeing them again. Many good memories from years ago. Prayers for Aunt Mary Jane and family. Love you all.
Gay, so sorry for your loss. Prayers to all the family.
Lee and Mick,
Our thoughts and prayers for you and your family.
Dale and I are sorry to hear of Lowell’s passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Ron worked with Lowell for many years at Schaffer Motors,also we were great friends and enjoyed many good times together with Lowell and Jane. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.
Gay and Ron, So sorry to hear about your loss.
Keeping everyone in our thoughts and prayers.
Ron & Jackie
We were so sorry to hear about your father’s passing. My mom was at the same place your mom and dad were. I stopped and talked to them about you. I could tell he was so proud of his family.
God’s blessings on you and your family during this sad time. He had a long and fulfilling life.