•ELAINE E. STAGER
Elaine E. (Marzolf) Stager, 82, of Perrysburg, Ohio, died Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at Parkcliffe in Northwood. She was born in Detroit, Michigan, on December 15, 1936, to Benjamin and Hilda (Kersten) Marzolf. Elaine graduated from Marine City High School in 1956. She married Lowell “Buck” Stager on July 21, 1956 and spent 39 years together until his passing on September 26, 1995.
Elaine was a faithful member of First United Methodist Church, Perrysburg, where she volunteered for many years. She was a member of the UMW, volunteered for Meals on Wheels for 19 years, would help Wood County senior citizens with tax preparations and donated her time to other various organizations.
Elaine is survived by her grandson, Justin (Stephanie) Stager; granddaughter, Erica (Adam) Houser; great-grandchildren, Gage Stager, Kaitlyn, Allison and Lauren Houser; siblings, William Marzolf, Ruby Manning and Grace (Alvin) Messer. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sons, William R. Stager and Larry Stager; sisters, Mary Ward and Caroline Westbrook; brothers, Benjamin, Walter and Kenneth Marzolf.
A celebration for Elaine’s life will be held on Saturday, August 17, at 11 a.m., in First United Methodist Church, 200 West Second Street, Perrysburg. Burial is private at Ft. Meigs Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Elaine’s name may be made to the church or to the Friendly Center, 1324 North Superior Street, Toledo, Ohio 43604. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg (419-874-3133). Online condolences may be left at witzlershank.com.