Daniel E. Weltzien 1931 - 2018  

Daniel E. Weltzien
, 86, of Rittman, died Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at the Avenue of Medina. 

Daniel was born June 13, 1931, in Wadsworth, Ohio to Clyde and Geneva {Everhard} Weltzien.

Daniel served in the U.S. Navy and reserves.

He married Glenna Petak. She died previously.

He started Skypark Airport.   He was a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ in Wadsworth.   He loved Airplanes, motorcycles, guns and bluegrass music.

Daniel will be deeply missed by his children Greg Weltzien of CO, Holly Stack of AK, Kevin (Sue) Weltzien of Wadsworth, Amy (Tim) Webster of Wadsworth;  grandchildren Crystal (Mike) Gergye, Amanda Weltzien, Eamon (Audry) Stack, Trinity Stack, Elsa Weltzien, Tonya Laudermilk, Lidi Webster; great-grandchildren Jaxon Weltzien, Orion Stack;  numerous nieces, nephews and cousins;  special friend Joel Kull;  and beloved dog Jenny.

Daniel was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Catherine Scalise, and Norabelle Honert.

Friends may call Thursday, May 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home-Hillcrest Chapel, Seville.   Funeral services will be Friday, May 25, at 11 am at the funeral home with Reverend Jacquie McMillen officiating.   Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, where military rites will be held.

Online tributes may be made at www.RobertsFuneralHome.com.   Memorial contributions may be made to Rotary of Wadsworth, PO Box 45 Wadsworth, Ohio 44282.

Airplane arriving at Wadsworth Skypark Airport.

   Danny Weltzien
   Wadsworth High School
   Graduating Class of 1949      
WHS Diversified Occupations Class, 1948-49.  Row 1: Danny Weltzien, Gerry Griner, Jerry Serfass, Judith Burns, Robert Allen, Barbara Freeman, Ernest Kelleman, Delores McCulty.  Row 2: Richard Days.  Row 3: Beverly Rasor, Mr. Rohrer (Instructor), Joyce Markeson. 

WHS Grizzly Football Team, 1946. Row 1: Charles Holland, Julius Pisanelli, Nick Garn, Dick LaRocca, John Peronis, Curtiss Fritzinger, Loyal Bishop, Sammy Sorrentino, Vincent Docolla, Earl Horner, James Krager.  Row 2: Jim Martin (Mgr.), Dan Weltzien (Mgr.), Alan Willyard, Jim Serfass, Carl Tighe, Dave Ritzman, Bob Rohrer, Roger Dutt, Bob Hackenberg, Robert Borth, Jim Fisher, Tom Baldwin, Bob Nixon, Mr. Fretz (Coach), Mr. Krauss (Coach).  Row 3:  John Miller, Charles Bronstrup, Nick Berlyak, Jim Blough, Jack Eby, Guy Mills, Akos Barabas, Wayne McVey, Roger Bishop, Carl Buckingham, Mike Stronz. 

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