Obituary for Albert Benjamin Clinger

Written on June 22, 2021

It is with great sadness that the family of Albert Clinger announces the passing Albert Benjamin Clinger on June 17, 2021 at the age of 85. Albert was born on October 8, 1935 in Wyandot County to Wilbur Edwin and Gail Lucille (McDaniel) Clinger.

He was the seventh of nine children. Elsie Elizabeth (Clinger) Hummel, Dr. Edwin James Clinger, Dr. Philip Charles Clinger, Joyce Ellen (Clinger) Loepprich, Julia Irene (Clinger) Weaver, Ann Louise (Clinger) Loeffler, Ferne Lucille (Clinger) Allan, Frank Wilbur Clinger.

He was preceded by his parent Wilbur and Gail Clinger, and his sisters Elsie Elizabeth (Clinger) Hummel and Julia Irene (Clinger) Weaver and a brother Dr. Philip Charles Clinger

Albert was in the 1953 graduating class of Upper Sandusky High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1956, during his time he was stationed in Germany and received an honorable discharge. Albert attended electronics school and worked as an electrician, both for Harris Electric and his own company, Clinger Electric. He also managed the family farm. Mr. Clinger was a lifetime member of the Salem United Methodist Church in Mifflin Township.

Albert never married but enjoyed spending time with his many nieces and nephews. His favorite hobbies were growing black walnut trees and peanuts, and catching and eating the legs of frogs caught from the creek by his house. He was a quiet person and was known for his dry wit and sense of humor.

The family would like to thank the staff of Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center for their care. Memorial donations may be made in his name to Salem United Methodist Church in care of Bringman Clark Funeral Home 226 East Wyandot Ave. Upper Sandusky, OH 43351. To extend condolence or share a memory please visit www.BringmanClark.com. Bringman Clark Funeral Home is entrusted with Mr. Clinger’s arrangements.


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