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Walter Ersing Ph.D.

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Walter Ersing Ph.D. Obituary
Ersing, Ph.D., Walter
1932 - 2018
Walter F. Ersing, Ph.D., 85, peacefully passed away at home on February 7, 2018. An Upper Arlington resident, Dr. Ersing was born June 7, 1932 in Springfield, MA. to the late Erhard and Luise Ersing. He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Dr. Ersing is survived by his beloved wife of 65-years, Maryalyce (McIntosh); along with their three children, nine grandchildren and great-granddaughter: Stephen (Christine) and grandsons William (Meredith) daughter Coralie; Christopher, and Robert; Curtis (Joanne) and grandsons Ben (Jennifer), Evan (Nicole) and Jonathan; and Kristen (Steven) Roach and grandchildren Aeron, Kellen and Ganen. Walter is survived by siblings, Hilda (the late Leroy Lyon), Paul (Carol), and Carl (Irene) and ten nieces and nephews. Walter is preceded in death by his parents and brother Hans (Eva), in-laws William and Alice McIntosh and brothers-in-law, William and Jack McIntosh. Dr. Ersing attended Commerce High School and Springfield College in Springfield, MA. He earned his MA and Ph.D. from The Ohio State University. Dr. Ersing served on many community boards and as a professor of over 32 years in Adaptive Physical Education as well as Head Soccer Coach at The Ohio State University for over a decade. A biographical memorial is available online at the links below. His private burial and memorial service was held at the Hillcrest Park Cemetery Springfield, MA. and Wilbraham Funeral Home in Wilbraham, MA. Private arrangements in Columbus, Ohio were entrusted with JOHN QUINT TREBONI FUNERAL HOME, 1177 West Fifth Avenue. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the OSU Select Fund #483217, W.F. Ersing ESF, and mailed to OSU Foundation, 1480 W. Lane Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43221. Condolences for the family may be expressed through: [email protected] or online to www.johnquint.com or www.wilbrahamfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 2, 2018
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