Archbold, OH

Doris S. Winzeler

Doris S. Winzeler, 84, passed away after a brief illness on May 29, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold, where she had resided the last two years.

She was born in Ridgeville Township, Henry County, Ohio, on Aug. 25, 1923, the daughter of the late Ervin and the late Sophie Nagel.

Due to her mother’s death at her birth, Doris was raised by Ferd and Martha Benien and their son Arthur, initially in Okolona and later in Archbold. Doris graduated from Archbold High School and in 1945 married Frederick Winzeler, who passed away in 1971.

She was a member of St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, Archbold, and had been employed by the Village of Archbold, Christy Motor Sales, Inc., and the former Huner Jewelry.

Upon retirement she volunteered at Sauder Village.

Surviving are a son, Brent (Elaine) Winzeler; two grandchildren, Bryce and Coral, all of Archbold, and a half-sister, Kathleen (Robert) Nagel Rengel of Sandusky.

Interment will be in Archbold Cemetery with private services. Preferred memorials are to The Gideons International.

Grisier Funeral Home in Archbold was entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

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