James Lorenz

January 27, 1934 - October 15, 2019
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James F. “Jim” Lorenz, 85, of Stone Creek, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in Community Hospice Truman House at New Philadelphia.

Born in Jefferson Township, he was the son of the late Elmer F. and Gertrude (Beitzel) Lorenz and was a 1954 graduate of Stone Creek High School. Following his graduation, Jim e…

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James F. “Jim” Lorenz, 85, of Stone Creek, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in Community Hospice Truman House at New Philadelphia.

Born in Jefferson Township, he was the son of the late Elmer F. and Gertrude (Beitzel) Lorenz and was a 1954 graduate of Stone Creek High School. Following his graduation, Jim enlisted into the United States Army and served from 1954 until 1956. He was a longtime farmer in the Stone Creek and Bakersville areas and a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church in New Philadelphia. Jim loved being outdoors and as a child, started trapping muskrats which was something that he continued to enjoy until his passing. He also loved tending to his vegetable garden and watching sports.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda (Ott) Lorenz, whom he married July 10, 1959; a daughter, Karen (David) Ricklic and a son, James Lorenz both of Stone Creek; a grandson, David Ricklic of Carrollton; a granddaughter, Kimberly (David) Russell of Dover and a sister, Patsy Allison of Dover.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Marian Lorenz and Doris Hanson and two brothers, Bernard Lorenz and one who died in infancy.

In keeping with his wishes, Jim is to be cremated through the care of the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia and the family will conduct a private family graveside service at a later date.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Community Hospice, Truman House, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

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In keeping with his wishes, Jim is to be cremated through the care of the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia and the family will conduct a private family graveside service at a later date.


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Born: January 27, 1934
Died: October 15, 2019

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Gary and Doris Penrod posted on 10/18/19

Rest in peace

 

Lauri Ricklic-Zampino posted on 10/17/19

Heartfelt thoughts go out to the entire Lorenz family and friends.

 

Rebecca J Chenevey posted on 10/17/19

My thoughts and prayers for all.

 

Stan Phillippi posted on 10/16/19

So very sorry Wanda for the loss of Jim. May our Lord bless him and you at this time. Jean and I are praying for you and your family. Stan and Jean Phillippi

 

Ruth Joann Gross posted on 10/16/19

our sympathy to you Wanda and your family. so glad we got to visit with Jim at our class reunion. Ruth and Dave Gross

 

Jon H. Kong posted on 10/16/19

Rest well my friend!

 

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