John H. Ehrhart
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BUCYRUS: John H. Ehrhart, 71 of Stetzer Rd., Bucyrus passed away Thursday morning at Bucyrus Community Hospital after a long battle with Congestive Heart Failure. He passed away peacefully with his wife by his side. John was born March 26, 1941 in Bucyrus to the late John F. and Vera (Phillips) Ehrhart. John was married in February 1968 to Sandra (Noble) Ehrhart who survives. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister Phyllis Musselman formerly of Galion.
John is also survived by son John J. (Dawn) Ehrhart of Bucyrus; daughter Tabitha (Michael) Hartman of Texas; three grandchildren John A. Ehrhart and Adam and Reed Hartman; sister Barbara Harter of Bucyrus; as well as nieces and nephews.
John graduated from Bucyrus High School in 1959, he attended Columbus Business College, and served in the U.S. Air Force. For many years he and Sandy owned and operated EHRHARTS Party Store, which was started by John's father. More recently John owned the "House of Investments". He retired a few years ago due to illness.
John was a member of several organizations which included the American Legion Post 181 and Elks Lodge #156. He loved watching sports, especially O.S.U. football and harness horse racing. John enjoyed attending the Bucyrus Nazarene Church and loved the 3rdservice music.
Friends will remember John for being happy and always having a joke. He loved to make people laugh or play a trick on his friends. John laughed, loved people, and enjoyed life. He will be missed by his friends and family as he was a great husband and a wonderful father and grandfather.
Friends may call at the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home on Sunday from 1-3 and 5-7 pm where funeral services will be held on Monday at 10:30 am with Rev. Ray LaSalle officiating, burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Bucyrus Public Library or the Bucyrus First Church of the Nazarene through the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy can be left at munzpirnstill.com
Published in the Telegraph-Forum on July 20, 2012