William H. Stoldt, 78, of Bellevue, died Tuesday, March 13, 2007, in the Bellevue Care Center.
Son of Morgan Otto Lewis and Helen Louise Kimes Stoldt, now deceased, he was born July 28, 1928, in Holgate, Ohio. He moved to Bellevue, with his parents, shortly after his birth, where he lived his entire life. He was baptized in St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in 1937, followed by his confirmation in 1942. He graduated from Bellevue High School in 1946 and later attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He served in the U.S. Army in Germany after World War II. After serving his country, he married Alice Marie Beiler, July 20, 1952, in Bellevue. He was a police officer for the Bellevue Police Department for 15 years and worked at Scagnetti Construction Company for many years. He also was a 32nd degree Mason of the E.O. Merry Chapter and a Republican on the Bellevue City Council.
He is survived by his wife, Alice Marie Beiler Stoldt of Bellevue; son, The Rev. Frank William Stoldt of Chicago, Ill.; daughter, Brenda Marie (Gary M.) Manasco of Bellevue; sister-in-law, Carol Louise (Lowell) Cutnaw of Olmsted Falls, Ohio, brother-in-law, John David (Vera) Scheid Beiler of Bellevue; nephews, Dr. Craig Stoldt of Huron and Dr. Curtis Stoldt of Williamsburg, Va.; niece, Debra Stoldt Mohr of Bellevue; grandson, Jonathon Manasco of Huron; and granddaughter, Alison Marie Manasco of Columbus.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Donald Neal Stoldt; and sister-in-law, Marjorie B. Doane Stoldt.
Friends will be received from 6-8 p.m. Thursday in Harris-Foos Funeral Home, 289 W. Main St., Bellevue. Visitation will continue from 10 a.m. Friday until services at 11 a.m. in St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bellevue.
Memorial donations may be made to St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bellevue, or the Bellevue Care Center.