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John W. Brentlinger


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John W. Brentlinger Obituary
Brentlinger John W. Brentlinger, 84, of Wapakoneta, died Friday evening, March 31, 2017. He married Patty L. Thuman and she survives. Other survivors include two sons, Eric (Rachel) Brentlinger, Reynoldsburg, OH, Aaron (fiancée-Linda Miller) Brentlinger, Pickerington, OH; his granddaughter, Alison (fiancée-Ryan Dalton) Brentlinger, Grandview, OH. John retired in 1996 from the Columbus Dispatch as a compositer after 32 years of service. He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Wapakoneta. John volunteered at The Ohio State University as a "Red Coat" at football games at Ohio Stadium, and as a guest attendant at St. John Arena and the Value City Arena for over 44 years. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, 1102 Lincoln Ave., (St. Rt. 501) Wapakoneta. Burial is to follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta, where military rites will be conducted. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to St. Mark's Lutheran Church. Condolences may be expressed at www.bayliffandelelyfh.com


Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 3, 2017
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