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James J. Duling

October 5, 1922 ~ June 8, 2019 (age 96)


   OTTAWA - James J. Duling, 96, of Ottawa, died 6:35 a.m., Saturday, June 8, 2019 at The Meadows of Ottawa.  He was born October 5, 1922 in Ottawa to the late Edward and Frances (Brown) Duling.  On June 9, 1945, he married Esther Schroeder.  She died June 10, 2012.

  Survivors include four children: Thomas (Ruth) Duling of Davisburg, MI, Dorothy (Tom) Leib of Marion, Marsha (Greg) Stechschulte of Columbus Grove and Tim Duling of Ottawa; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren.

  He was also preceded in death by a son, David Duling; and a brother, Robert Duling and a sister Mary Kleman.

  James was a lifelong farmer and a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and the Ottawa Knights of Columbus.

  A Funeral Mass will begin at 10 A.M. Wednesday June 12, 2019 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa, with Fr. Matt Jozefiak officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be from 2 to 8 P.M. Tuesday June 11, 2019  at LOVE FUNERAL HOME, Ottawa with a K of C rosary at 7:30 p.m. and a scripture service to follow at 7:50 p.m.

  Memorial donations may be given to St Peter & Paul School Endowment.

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Donations may be made to:

Sts. Peter & Paul School Endowment Fund
Ottawa OH 45875

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