Pontsler, 89 of Ohio City, died at 10:20 p.m., Wednesday, July 12, 2017
at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford, Ohio.
He was born on December 14, 1927 in Mercer County, the son of the late
Charles William Pontsler and Grace Helen (Sharp) Pontsler who survives
in Rockford. On April 2, 1950, he married the former Marcella M. Stetler,
who also survives in Rockford.
He was a mechanic at Lloyds Motor Sales in Rockford then retired from
Aeroquip Corp. (Eaton) in 1989. He later worked for the Village of Ohio
City and Liberty Township and was a volunteer with the Ohio City Fire
Department. Stanley attended Ohio City Community Church of God and
served in the Korean War with the U.S. Army. He was member of Harvey
Lewis Post #346 of the American Legion.
Services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, July 17, 2017, at Cowan & Son
Funeral Home with Pastor Randy Bevington officiating. Interment will
follow at Ohio City Woodlawn Cemetery where military rites will be
conducted by the American Legion Post of Ohio City. Calling hours are
Monday 10 a.m. until time of service.
Preferred memorials are to the American Legion Post #346 of Ohio City or
the Ohio City E.M.S.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at