Edward G. Munz, 98, of Bellefontaine, passed away Friday morning, June 13, 2014, at Mary Rutan Hospital surrounded by his children.
He was born in Akron on April 15, 1916, to the late Emil and Frieda Scheidegger Munz. He married the former Retha May Terrell on June 3, 1939, in Akron and she preceded him in death Oct. 30, 2002. He also was preceded in death by a son, Gary Munz; sisters, Frieda Hohenstein and Bertha Lowry; brothers, Emil, Walter and Robert W. Munz Sr.; daughter-in-law, Toots Munz; and nephew, Richard Munz.
Ed came to Bellefontaine in 1952 and was the owner of The Dutch Mill with his brother, Robert from 1952 to 1960. He also worked as a tool and die maker for many years and retired May 1, 1981, from D.A.B. Ed was an avid bowler for 80 years and also enjoyed golfing. He bowled in many leagues, most recently the Senior League and the First Church of God League, where he took home a team trophy this past December.
Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Munz of Bellefontaine; son, Wally (Pam McBrien) Munz of Bellefontaine; three grandsons, Scott (Kelli) LeVan, Bryan (Darla) LeVan and Kyle (Holly) Munz; great-grandchildren, Jessica (Alex), Kayla, Brock, Rylee, Baylie, Tucker and Kaiden G.; a great-great-grandson, Miles; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pastor Floyd Lundy officiates a funeral service at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where visitation is two hours prior. Burial follows in Huntsville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the T-P Lanes Scholarship Fund, 300 E. Lake Avenue, Bellefontaine OH 43311.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.