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Marthabelle Stiffler
Marthabelle StifflerCrossMarthabelle Stiffler 90 of Richwood, died early Tuesday morning August 2, 2016 at the Arbors of Delaware.

She was born February 6, 1926 in Delaware County to the late John and Mayme (Kirby) Kirk, she was also predeceased by an infant brother: Donald Ray Kirk and two sisters: Marjorie Lauer and Anna Mary Rawlins

Marthabelle was a 1944 graduate of the Prospect High School, she was a true farmwife, working alongside her husband taking care of whatever needed to be done on the farm. She was a longtime member of the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Prospect, where she was very active with the Katherine Luther Circle and had taught Sunday School with Ada Ruth Keller for many years, she was a member of the Prospect Senior Citizens and a former member of the local OCCL.
Marthabelle enjoyed crocheting, embroidery work, needlework and ceramics

On April 5, 1947 she married Earnest L. Stiffler and he died May 31, 2005, surviving are their sons: John Jay (Jan) Stiffler of Richwood and Donald L. (Pam) Stiffler of Prospect, grandchildren: Karla (Tom) Steurer, Lori (Aaron) Stidham, Amy (Mike) Feasel and Leslie (Dustin) Freed, 6 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews
one sister: Joanne Hosey of Sandusky

Funeral Services will be held Friday August 5, 2016 at 11:00 am at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Prospect, officiating will be Kevin Kehn, Associate in Ministry, burial will follow in the Prospect Cemetery, friends may call Thursday from 5-7 pm at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in Richwood.

Memorial gifts may be made to the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Memorial Fund at PO Box 25 Prospect, Ohio 43342.

Remembrances and condolences may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com

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#1 from: Carol Lauer Knoch
Hillsdale, Michigan
Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 1:22 PM

Rest in peace, Aunt Marthabelle.  You will be missed.

#2 from: Becky Jacobs Rynders
Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 1:37 PM

John Jay, Donnie and families
Prayers to your family. Your Mom was a wonderful lady. Glad you have lots of memories of her
Becky Jacobs Rynders
Abilene, TX

#3 from: Dan Knoch
Hillsdale, Michigan
Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 2:07 PM

I will greatly miss you, Marthabelle, but we will meet again someday. What joy it must be to be in the presence of God.

#4 from: Jin & Kathy Wintringham
Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 5:56 PM

We are so sorry for your loss. Jim & Kathy

#5 from: Rita Headington Parker
Richwood, OH  43344
Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 7:29 PM

Marthabelle was a fine lady with a beautiful smile.  My sympathy to her family.  Always remember the good times.

#6 from: Beth Wood-Bill (Lester)Wood
Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 8:50 PM

So Sorry to hear of your loss.

#7 from: Ned & Terry Bumgarner
South Carolina
Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 11:06 PM

Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

#8 from: Carroll Dix Bosse
Worthington, Oh
Wed, Aug 3, 2016 at 1:23 PM

To Marthabelles family, please accept my condolences and sympathy in her passing.

Carroll Dix Bosse

#9 from: Pat & Larry Krebehenne
Wed, Aug 3, 2016 at 1:24 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.  She was a lovely hardworking woman.

#10 from: Pauline Oehler
Sun City West, AZ
Thu, Aug 4, 2016 at 12:32 PM

John, Don and families,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you mourn the loss of your mother and grandmother. She set a wonderful example for all of you. She loved her family, the farm, her church and gave so much to each. She was a fine lady. May you hold your memories of her close to your hearts.

Pauline Oehler
Peggy and Tom Knickel.

#11 from: Don & Darlene Krawczyk
Richwood, Ohio
Thu, Aug 4, 2016 at 2:21 PM

Dear John, Jan, Donald & Pam . . . So sorry for the loss of your Mother.   Our condolences to all of you.  Prayers    Love,  Don & Darlene

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