William L. Pulda


William L. Pulda, 54, of Bellefontaine, died unexpectedly at his residence at 2 a.m. Thursday, June 5, 2014.

He was born in Racine, Wis., on Aug. 18, 1959, to the late Lawrence Pulda and Julie Allen Pulda, who survives in Racine.

On July 12, 1980, in Oscoda Mich., he married Deborah Beaudoin and she survives, along with two daughters, Chelsey M. Pulda and Corinne N. Pulda, both of Columbus; two brothers, John Pulda and Steve Pulda, both of Oscoda, Mich.; two sisters, Marianne Pulda of Racine, Wis., and Jennifer VanAlstine of Kalamazoo, Mich.

He was a certified water specialist for 35 years and presently was employed with Easton Water Solutions of Bellefontaine.

He was a member of The Ohio Valley British Brass Band and played the coronet. He was an avid fan of the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings and the University of Michigan.

Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Old Union Church of Christ, 19980 Raymond Road, Marysville, where calling is from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday. Pastor Fred Bowman officiates.

Arrangements are being handled by Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home in Piqua. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati OH 45206.  Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.melcher-sowers.com.