Dale F Kauffman

Logan County, Ohio, USA
Death 9 Jun 2010 (aged 78)
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 72128504 · View Source
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Dale F. Kauffman, 78, of Zanesfield, died of lung cancer Wednesday, June 9, 2010, in Columbus, surrounded by his family.

He was born in Logan County on April 1, 1932, the eldest son of the late David and Olive Hartzler Kauffman.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Irene Overholt Kauffman; children, Karla of Three Rivers, Mich., David (Sherry) of Lititz, Pa., and Karen (Herb Landis) of Lancaster, Pa.; grandchildren, Kate and Jacob Landis and Erin and Tara Sang Kauffman; four brothers, Joe (Alona), Warren (Elma) and Ken (Jane), all of West Liberty, and Harold (Elaine) of Goshen, Ind.; and a sister Ruth (Lowell) Detweiler of Akron, Pa.

Dale was a lifelong farmer, which brought him much joy. He taught social studies at Benjamin Logan Middle School for 20 years.

He enjoyed traveling, gardening, discussing global issues and spending time with family.

A 1950 graduate of West Liberty High School, he attended Goshen College, The Ohio State University and graduated from Ohio Northern University in 1972.

He served Palestinian refugees in Jordan under Mennonite Central Committee from 1953 to 1955 and also enjoyed other international travels. He was a faithful member of South Union Mennonite Church, where he served as Sunday School teacher and elder.

Visitation is from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Kauffman-Eichholtz Funeral Home, West Liberty. A funeral begins at 10:30 a.m. Monday at South Union Mennonite Church, West Liberty.

Memorial contributions may be made to MCC, 21 S. 12th, Akron, PA 17501. Express condolences at eichholtz@embarqmail.com.

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  • Created by: M.T. Gibbs
  • Added: 28 Jun 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 72128504
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