Jacob E. Lautenschleger

| February 24, 2021

Jacob E. Lautenschleger, 90, of Coshocton and formerly of Baltic, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 at Majora Lane in Millersburg.

He was born in Dover on April 3, 1930 to the late Floyd and Esta (Goss) Lautenschleger, Sr. and married Lois Nelson on April 6, 1957. She survives.

He retired in 1999 from Belden Brick in Sugarcreek after over 50 years. He was a member of St. Peters United Church of Christ at Fiat.

He served in the Army during the Korean War and was a member of the Sugarcreek American Legion.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Neil (Marlene) Lautenschleger of Fresno; three grandchildren, Angela Lautenschleger of Fresno, Shena (Matt) Nichols of West Lafayette and Jason Lautenschleger of Fresno; two great-grandchildren, Collin and Skye Nichols; and his sister, Erma (Glenn) Lorenz of Coshocton.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two sisters, Kathryn Lautenschleger and Mary Lou Huprich; four brothers, Rollie, Floyd Jr., Glen, and Richard Lautenschleger, and his dog Mindy.

Family services were held Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 at noon at Smith-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek with Rev. Dennis Landaw officiating. Burial followed in Fairfield Cemetery in West Lafayette where military honors were conducted by the Sugarcreek American Post 494. The family received friends on Monday from 10 a.m. to noon at the funeral home prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to St. Peters Fiat United Church of Christ, PO Box 155, Baltic, Ohio 43804.


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