Carl J. Nafziger, age 86 years, of Wauseon, passed away Saturday morning, June 12, 2010, at the Toledo Hospital.
He was born Sept. 15, 1923, near Archbold, a son of Elmer and Lillie (Yoder) Nafziger, and married Maribell Brown on June 1, 1958.
A lifelong resident of the Archbold/Wauseon area, he farmed and worked at La- Choy Food Products, Sauder Woodworking Co., and the former Seco Manufacturing in Wauseon.
He was a member of the Central Mennonite Church near Archbold.
He is survived by his wife, Maribell; two daughters, Linda Nafziger of Wauseon, and Elaine (Ed) Swartzbaugh of Archbold.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Dale Nafziger, Everett Nafziger, and Gerald Nafziger; two sisters, Katherine Short, and an infant Nevada Nafziger.
Services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Central Mennonite Church with Pastors Jeffrey Smith, Wanda Stopher and Bill Holsopple offi ciating. Interment will follow in the Pettisville Cemetery.
Friends may call at Short Funeral Home in Archbold from 2-8 p.m., today, Wednesday.
Memorials are suggested to Mennonite Central Committee or the Black Swamp Benefit.