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Edward Kuenzli

Edward “Eddie” F. Kuenzli, 83, Upper Sandusky, passed on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, at his home in Upper Sandusky.
Eddie was born on July 19, 1937, in Upper Sandusky to Galen and Esther (Lambrite) Kuenzli, both of whom are deceased. He was once married to Nancy Eippert and is now survived by his loving fiance Addie Ohl.
He is survived by children, Mark (Karen) Kuenzli of McCutchenville, Mike “Rooster” (Rhonda) Kuenzli of Upper Sandusky, Julie Kuenzli White of Pataskala, Tina (Dan) Myers of Ohio City, and William (Trenna) Ohl of Upper Sandusky; nine grandchildren, Ian Kuenzli, Emily Fredritz, Ira Kuenzli, Evan Kuenzli, David Myers, James Myers, Brian Myers, William Dalton Ohl and Gavin Wagner; along with two great-grandchildren, Mallory and Kyla Fredritz.
Eddie was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Joyce Moran.
He was a 1955 graduate of Upper Sandusky High School and served in the U.S. Army Reserves for six years.
Eddie retired in 2008 from serving Wyandot County as a county commissioner for over 14 years. Before that he had worked for 43 years for Sammet Trucking in Upper Sandusky.
He was a member of the Emanuel United Church of Christ in Upper Sandusky. He served on the Ohio State Board of Commissioners, life member and past exulted ruler of the BPOE #83 in Upper Sandusky, AMVETS Post #777 where he served as past commander and currently was a trustee, American Legion Post #225, Moose Lodge #1093 and the Warpole Lodge #176 F&AM, all in Upper Sandusky.
Eddie also was a longtime member of the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Auxiliary and also represented Pitt Township in Wyandot County for the Republican party. He also served on the Wyandot County Veterans Service Commission.
For hobbies he enjoyed collecting antique equipment and trucks that he acquired all over the United States and loved to display his 1952 Kenworth truck at various shows.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky with the Rev. Jay Scott officiating. Burial will take place at Pleasant View Cemetery in Sycamore where military graveside rites will be conducted by the Upper Sandusky Veterans Color Guard.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home with an Elks memorial service to be held at 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday. The family has suggested casual attire for the visitation and service.
Memorials may be made to Wyandot County Council on Aging or Hospice of Wyandot County and can be sent to Lucas-Batton, 476 S. Sandusky Avenue, Upper Sandusky, OH  43351.
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