Kenneth Stocklin
Kenneth Stocklin

Jan. 14, 1926-Aug. 22, 2019

DELPHOS — Kenneth E. Stocklin, 93, of Delphos, passed away on Thursday at VanCrest Healthcare Center.

He was born on Jan. 14, 1926, in Delphos to Charles and Nellie (Martin) Stocklin, who preceded him in death. On Oct. 6, 1944 he was united in marriage to Dorothy Jares, who survives in Delphos.

He is also survived by one son, Kenneth J. Stocklin Jr. of Florida; two daughters, Dottie M. (Robert) Baldauf of Delphos and Brenda L. (William) Bellmann of Elida; daughters-in-law, Ally Stocklin of Lima and Mary Jane (Doug) Mullenhour of Delphos; a sister, Mary Katherine Kleman of Shawnee; 23 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren.

Kenneth was also preceded in death by two sons, Curtis and Charles Stocklin; a daughter, Gloria Kroeger; a granddaughter, Amy Foust; a great-granddaughter, Kailey Wright; and 12 sisters and four brothers.

Kenneth was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Delphos. He was a heavy equipment operator. His hobbies included fishing and boating, needlepoint and wood crafting.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, the Rev. Fred Rowe officiating. Burial will be at a later date.

Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday and one hour prior to the services on Monday at the funeral  home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Vancrest of Delphos Activities Fund.

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