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Carey A. Waltz

August 4, 1967 ~ June 14, 2022 (age 54)


Carey Andrew Waltz, 54 of Van Wert and his beloved dog, Henry, were called home together on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. He was the son of Cloyd P. and Georgene “Jean” (Mattson) Waltz born August 4, 1967, in Van Wert. On March 9, 1996, he married Deborah (Brookman) Waltz, was deeply loved and they shared 26 years together. He loved to travel and enjoyed all the places they visited. 

Carey was a graduate of Van Wert High School and Vantage Career Center in 1985, as well as a lifelong farmer and resident of Van Wert County. He was a member of Pleasant Chapel United Methodist Church and Van Wert County Farm Bureau. He loved working on tractors and equipment. In his spare time, he enjoyed gardening, landscaping, cars, and hanging out with Deb and Henry.  

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by his siblings, Betsy Mott of Ossian, IN, Tim (Lori) Waltz, and Jody (Brad) Lichtenberger of Van Wert; and sister-in-law, Lori Coon of Lima. He was loved by nieces and nephews, Abe (Kari) Wallis, Darby (Eric) Schweiterman, Hayley Waltz, Ben (Rob Bame) Waltz, Tommy (Joel Vandersall) Coon, Aaron Coon, Emily Lichtenberger, and Mikhaila (Brok) Sailor; great nieces and great nephews, Luke, Owen, Perry, Isaiah, Ashley, Beau, Paislee and Everlie. He will be missed by all.

He was preceded in death by his father, Cloyd Waltz and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Tom and Lois Brookman. 

Calling hours will be on Monday, June 20, 2022 at Cowan & Son Funeral Home from 2:00-6:00 p.m. Memorial services will be on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. with one hour of calling ahead of service time on Tuesday with Pastor Andy Lauer officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Van Wert County Humane Society.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at, Tribute Wall.

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June 20, 2022

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 South Washington Street
Van Wert, OH 45891

Memorial Service
June 21, 2022

11:00 AM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 South Washington Street
Van Wert, OH 45891

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