Carl E. Wollenhaupt, 88, of Van Wert passed away at 12:55 a.m., Sunday, November 15, 2020, at Van Wert Manor Nursing Home.
He was born on August 6, 1932, in Van Wert County the son of the late Edward and Grace (Johnson) Wollenhaupt. On November 18, 1953, he married the former LaDonna Lucille Long who also preceded him in death on November 1, 2012.
Family survivors include his two sons, Bruce (Nancy) Wollenhaupt and Dale K. Wollenhaupt all of Van Wert; four grandchildren, Christa (Mark) Ganger, Leeann (Ryan) Ellerbrock, Carla (Mitchell) Cramer and Tyler Wollenhaupt; eight great grandchildren, Elizabeth, Brittany and A. J. Ganger, Giada, Meika and Oakley Ellerbrock, Harper and Hayden Cramer; and a brother, Harold (Rosa) Wollenhaupt of Macungie, Pennsylvania.
Carl was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a life long time farmer and retired from Chrysler-Amplex in Van Wert. He was member of Region 2B of the United Auto Workers.
Due to Covid 19 concerns, there will be private services for the family. Burial will take place in Van Wert Woodland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Van Wert County Junior Fair.
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