Obituary for Minor R. Spitler

Posted on October 29, 2021

Minor R. Spitler age 100, of Upper Sandusky died at Fairhaven Health Care Community on Oct. 27, 2021. He was born Sept. 3, 1921 to the late Shaler and Flora (Gongwer) Spitler. He married Elma May Bowen on May 31, 1942 and they shared 77 years of marriage until her passing on Aug. 21, 2019. He is survived by his grandchildren Jeremy (Mandi) Spitler, Upper Sandusky, Jocelyn Lehnhart, Sycamore, great grandchildren Jared Lehnhart, Jakob Lehnhart, Jenna Spitler, Harley Shaum and Tori Spitler, a daughter-in-law Connie Spitler, Upper Sandusky, a sister Pauline, NM. He is preceded in death by a son Steven Spitler, a grandson-in-law Jeremy Lehnhart and brothers Kenneth, Dale, Ward and Bob Spitler.

Mr. Spitler was a United States Army Air Corp Veteran serving during WW II. He worked for Westinghouse for over 27 years. He was a member of First Lutheran Church where he served on the church council for several terms and was a member of the property committee. Mr. Spitler was a life member of American Legion Post #225, and charter and life member of Selman Field Museum in Louisiana. His hobbies were playing the harmonica, flying, boating and ride motorcycles.

Funeral services will be held on Mon. Nov. 1, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in the Bringman Clark Funeral Home with Rev. Kathleen Shuck officiating. Interment will follow in Old Mission Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9-11:00 a.m. before time of services at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to First Lutheran Church or to the charity of the donor’s choice in care of Bringman Clark Funeral Home 226 East Wyandot Ave. Upper Sandusky, OH 43351. To extend a condolence or share a memory visit

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