COLUMBIANA - Walter Kappler, 84, died early Tuesday morning at Parkside Health Care Center.
Born Aug. 23, 1928, in Washingtonville, he was the son of Fredrick and Anna (Paulin) Kappler.
Mr. Kappler was employed by Charles Maxwell as a plasterer. He would later work at and eventually own Yoder Auto Service from 1973 until he retired. He was a member of the Common Ground Church Community.
Survivors include his wife, the former Eileen Naughton, whom he married on April 2, 1954; two daughters, Bonnie (Matt) Andrusewicz and Jill (Frank) Snyder of Columbiana; a son, Ronald (Lynne) Kappler of North Lima; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Martha Carr of North Lima; and a brother, Otto Kappler of North Lima.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the church with the Rev. Steve Fortenberry officiating.
The family will receive family and friends one hour prior to the services at the church.
Material contributions may be made to Goodness Grows, a mission of Common Ground Church Community, 2310 W. South Range Road, North Lima, Ohio 44452.
Arrangements were handled by the Seederly-Mong and Beck Funeral Home.
Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederly-mongandbeck.com to sign the guestbook or send private condolences.