Joe A. Krotzer
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BETTSVILLE: Joe A. Krotzer, 69, of Bettsville, died at 5:40 p.m., Thursday, January 3, 2013, at his residence.
Joe was born on July 22, 1943, in Wood County, to the late Charles N. and Avis (Sworden) Krotzer. He married Ronda (Heins) in Fremont on April 24, 1965 and she survives.
Survivors include his children, Kyle and Kortney; grandchildren, Jarod, Jacob, Karma, Mienya, Jonathan, Kamaren; great-grandchildren, Chase and Joshlyn and a brother, Gale "Sam" (Madge) Krotzer.
Joe retired from Atlas Crankshaft in Fostoria and was currently employed by Nature Tails Golf Course. Joe was a 1961 graduate of Risingsun High School. Joe was an avid Ohio State Buckeye, Jeff Gordon fan, and enjoyed sprint car races and golfing.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Kelly Moes; two brothers, Charles and Russell Krotzer.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 7, 2013 at the Old Fort United Methodist Church with Pastor John Alice officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, from 2-8 p.m., at the Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory in Bettsville. There will be no burial held at this time.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Old Fort United Methodist Church, the Bettsville Public Library or to Stein or Memorial Hospice. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.engleshookfuneralhome.com.
Published in the News-Messenger on Jan. 5, 2013