Ivan L. Voltz, 93, of Willshire Township, passed away at 8:35 a.m., Tuesday at Swiss Village in Berne, Indiana.
He was born on June 7, 1926, in Willshire Township, Van Wert County, the only son of Charles Lewis and Mary Anna (Jones) Voltz. On March 12, 1961, he married the former Mary Leola Wittung who preceded him in death on August 13, 2008.
Family survivors include his daughter Lynnette R. (Todd) Ruble of Decatur, Indiana; a son, Kevin L. (Ronda) Voltz of Van Wert; five grandchildren, Anthony, Ben, Caleb Voltz and Rachel and Aaron Ruble; and a sister, Winifred Frey of Willshire.
Besides his parents and wife, Ivan was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Lynn Voltz; three brothers, Carl, Fred and Alfred C. Voltz; and five sisters, Alice Etter, LoAnn Baxter, Amy Elizabeth Cox Hulls, Mae Neate and Maryhelen Barnes.
Ivan was a 1944 graduate of Wren High School and a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army.
He had formerly attended the Wren United Brethren Church. He was a retired farmer and drove school bus for Wren and Crestview Schools for over thirty years.
Services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, September 27, 2019 at Calvary Evangelical Church with Pastor Clark Williman officiating. Interment will follow at Ohio City Woodlawn Cemetery where military rites will be conducted. Calling hours are 2 - 8 p.m., Thursday at Cowan & Son Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Friday at the Church.
Preferred memorials are to the Wren E.M.S. and Fire Department.
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