Alton L. Litsinberger
Alton L. Litsinberger, 86, of Delaware, died Friday (Feb. 17, 2012) at Grady Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family.
He was born Oct. 9, 1925, in Delaware to Emmett and Marguerite (Axthelm) Litsinberger. He was a lifelong Delaware County resident and graduated from Willis High School. He also worked as a mechanic for the Sears and Roebuck Co. He was a member of AMVETS, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and VBOB Litsinberger Chapter. He proudly served his country in the Army during World War II as a member of General Patton’s 257th Field Artillery Battalion during the “Battle of the Bulge.”
He is survived by his wife, Virginia, whom he married on April 23, 1950; two daughters, Lou Ann (Gary) Kowaleski of Westerville and Tracy (Robert) Haller of Delaware; three grandchildren, Michael Kowaleski, Jena Will (William) and Ashley Rinker; a sister, Oneida Boerger of Marysville; a niece, June (Viateur) Saindon of Marysville; and a nephew, Phil (Bonnie) Boerger of Kentucky.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Robinson Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church with the Rev. Gilbert Schroeder officiating. Burial will be Wednesday in the Dayton National Veteran Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 28 E. William St., Delaware, OH 43015.
Condolences may be expressed at robinsonfuneralhomeinc.com.