Bill EhlersApril 25, 1944 ~ August 12, 2017 (age 73)
Bill Ehlers, age 73, of Louisville, OH passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 12, 2017. He was born April 25, 1944 in Louisville to the late C. Howard and Pauline (Spaan) Ehlers. Bill graduated from Louisville HS and received his bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University. He taught at West Branch High School and then Adult Education at Mahoning County JVS. After teaching school for 10 years, Bill went into sales. He worked for Unkefer Equipment, Leppo Equipment and retired from Ohio Cat. He had served as a Nimishillen Township Trustee and was currently on the Nim. Twp. Zoning Board of Appeals. He volunteered for Pegasus Farms and Beach Creek Botanical Gardens. Bill enjoyed many hobbies; he was a life-long pigeon fancier, he liked to work in his gardens and koi ponds, golf, “Jeepin” with the Buckeye Freedom Jeep Club, and taking care of his many animals on his hobby farm.
Bill is survived by his wife of 51 years, Kaye (Hosack) Ehlers; daughter, Danette (Jason) Faucera; son, Scott (Laura) Ehlers; two sisters, Marnie (Larry) Groves, Janet (Guido) Ianni; brother, Robert Ehlers; three grandchildren, Caroline and Ryan Ehlers, Elora Faucera. Besides his parents, Bill was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Ehlers and his step-mother, Leah Ehlers.
Calling hours will be 5-8pm Wednesday evening at Stier-Israel Funeral Home in Louisville. There are no funeral services planned. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Beech Creek Botanical Garden, 11929 Beech St NE, Alliance, OH 44601. Online condolences may be left at www.stierisraelfuneralhome.com