James Sulzener

August 9, 1932 - June 25, 2019
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James R. “Jim” Sulzener, 86, of New Philadelphia, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in Community Hospice, Truman House, at New Philadelphia, following a period of declining health.

Born in New Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Dudley W. and Margaret L. Affolter Sulzener. He …

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James R. “Jim” Sulzener, 86, of New Philadelphia, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in Community Hospice, Truman House, at New Philadelphia, following a period of declining health.

Born in New Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Dudley W. and Margaret L. Affolter Sulzener. He was a 1950 graduate of New Philadelphia High School and a veteran having served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was awarded a purple heart for wounds that he had received in action.

Jim was a lifetime member of the Jerusalem Church at New Philadelphia and loved playing golf and working his Christmas tree farm.

Surviving are his wife, Marlene Sulzener, whom he married October 5, 1952; two sons, Steve (Paula) Sulzener of New Philadelphia and Dudley (Melissa) Sulzener of Goodyear, Arizona; a daughter, Tracy (Daniel) Moore of New Philadelphia; a sister, Lovonne Haines of Canton; six grandchildren, Stefane (Christian) Sexton of New Philadelphia, Scott (Bri) Sulzener of Leipzig, Germany, Jake (Brittany) Sulzener of Lexington, Kentucky, Josh (Alyssa) Sulzener of Canton, Victoria L. Moore of New Philadelphia and Marissa A. Moore of North Canton and five great grandchildren, Aleah, Jayli, Kiera and Elise Sexton and Eloise Sulzener.

In addition to his parents, an infant son, Robert Sulzener, also precedes him in death.

A service celebrating Jim’s life will be held on Monday, July 1, 2019 at 11 AM in Jerusalem Church at New Philadelphia with Rev. Dr. Thomas Hendershot officiating. Burial will be in Jerusalem Church Cemetery at New Philadelphia. The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 30, 2019 from 2 to 5 PM in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Community Hospice, Truman House, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663, the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas, 66675-8517, or, Jerusalem Church, 1417 Stone Creek Road SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

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Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, June 30, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm

End Time: 5:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Monday, July 1, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Jerusalem Church

Address:

1417 Stonecreek Rd SW, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, July 1, 2019

Jerusalem Church Cemetery

Address:

1417 Stonecreek Rd, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Donation Information

Community Hospice

716 Commercial Ave. SW
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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Jerusalem Church

1417 Stonecreek Road SW
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663

Wounded Warrior Project

P.O. Box 758517
Topeka, Kansas 66675
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Born: August 9, 1932
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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.

 

Carolyn Vaughn posted on 6/30/19

Dear Steve and Paula, Sending love and prayers to you and family in the loss of you Dad...A sweet man, thinking of you all Carolyn Vaughn

 

Rich Calderon posted on 6/28/19

Many prayers for the family. Very sorry for your loss

 

Kate & Norma Devney posted on 6/28/19

Was sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Our prayers are with you all in this time of sadness.

 

Rich and Dawn Marie Johnson posted on 6/28/19

We are so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

 

Jane posted on 6/28/19

I’m so sorry for your loss. I loved seeing him smile. Such a sweet soul. Much love to his family. God bless.

 

Carolyn Vaughn posted on 6/27/19

Dear Steve and Paula and Families, So very sorry to learn of your Dad's passing...Thinking of you all and you have my sympathy... Carolyn Vaughn

 

Joan Frey posted on 6/27/19

Josh I’m sorry to read of the loss of your grandfather. Thoughts and prayers sent to you with my love, Grammy

 

Keith & Deb Zimmerman posted on 6/27/19

Marlene and the entire family—we are so sorry for your loss. We extend our prayers for you as you accept this loss but know that Jim is receiving his reward. We will miss his smile.

 

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