Hazel Schlotterbeck
Hazel Schlotterbeck

Aug. 9, 1917-Dec. 30, 2018

EATON, Ohio — Hazel Elizabeth Spitler Schlotterbeck, age 101, of Eaton passed away December 30, 2018 at The Springs in Richmond.

She was born on Aug. 9, 1917, in Darke County to Theodore and Iota Eikenbery.

She leaves four children to cherish her memory, Jan (Sharon) Spitler of Eaton, Sheri (Rob Myer) Schlotterbeck of Lakeside, California, Paul “PJ” (Gayle) Schlotterbeck of Priest River, Idaho, and Joe (Margo) Schlotterbeck of Delphos; 13 grandchildren, Michael Spitler and Michelle Shafer of Eaton, Rhonda Peterson of Hamler, Bethany Kerling, Meredith Johns, Kirk Schlotterbeck and Luke Schlotterbeck of California, Steven Schlotterbeck and Stacy Hopkins of Idaho, Jessie Chen of New Jersey, Ted Schlotterbeck of Baltimore, Maryland, and Krystal Catino and Sean Hess of Virginia. She is also survived by twenty-eight great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her husband Larry Schlotterbeck; brothers, Harold “Dutch” Eikenbery and Dorsey Eikenbery; and beloved sister, Weltha Kisling.

Hazel lived in Ottoville for many years prior to moving to Eaton. She Graduated from Monroe High School in 1935. She was employed at Aluminum Seal in Richmond and at Harry Bussard’s Ice Cream Store in Eldorado in the early 1940s. She loved playing bingo, working crossword puzzles, reading books, bowling, and was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan.

A private graveside memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family at Roselawn Cemetery in Lewisburg.

Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, Eaton is assisting with arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting gsbfuneralhome.com