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James D Stanley

January 29, 1951 ~ January 6, 2022 (age 70)


James D. Stanley, 70, of Van Wert passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022 at home.

He was born on January 29, 1951 in Lima, Ohio to Earl Bennett Stanley and Ilo Adele (Basinger) Stanley. On July 31, 1998, he married Kathy (Schlatter) Stanley who survives of Van Wert.

Other family survivors include three brothers; William B. (Patty) Stanley of Van Wert, Michael C. (Linda) Stanley of Van Wert and Dr. Patrick K. (Pam) Stanley of Westchester, Ohio; a step-son, Todd (Diane) Daniels of Toledo and a step granddaughter, Madison Daniels.

Jim retired from the Bordens Cheese Factory in Van Wert and then went to work for Buckeye Exterminating in Ottoville. He was a 1969 graduate of Van Wert High School and a honorary life member of the Elks Lodge #1197 where he was the past Exalted Ruler. Jim loved playing golf and spending time with his family and friends.

Services in memory of Jim will be held at a later date for the family.

Preferred memorials in honor of Jim can be directed to the Elks Lodge #1197 of Van Wert.

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