John Stottlemyer


 

Preferred Name: John

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Date of Birth: February 16, 1933 (October 12, 2017)

Highest Military Grade Held: Lieutenant Colonel

Hometown: Dayton, OH

Biography

John grew up in Dayton, Ohio and graduated from Fairview High School in 1951. He played football at Miami University (1955) and was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Upon graduation, John served in the United States Air Force for four years, stationed in France and Germany. He was a First LT fighter pilot, and for the rest of his life, he retained his love for his F-100 airplane. John and Eleanor were married in 1957 in Etain, France, and they lived in Europe for the duration of his service in the Air Force.
After serving in the USAF, John spent 38 years at The Ohio State University. He started in the business office and ended his career as Director of Management Studies. During the 1970s, he oversaw the implementation of campus-wide computer systems. He was an avid Buckeye fan and rarely missed a home football game in over 40 years.
John was also actively involved in the Worthington Historical Society and the Ohio Historical Society. Throughout his life, John had many, many interests, passions, and hobbies. He was very well traveled and loved all types of music, opera, and the arts. He loved astronomy, sports, and history, and he was a talented artist.
John was a lifelong learner, constantly pursuing new interests. He wrote a lengthy proclamation professing his love for God and explaining his Christian faith and beliefs. Above all else, he loved his family. He was a true patriarch and a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

Units Assigned

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

F-100

Military Education

Civilian Education

1951 Fairview High Scholl, Dayton, OH
1955 Miami University

John Stottlemyer Obituary
JOHN STOTTLEMYER
John A Stottlemyer, of Worthington (age 84), passed away from complications of Lymphoma on Thursday, October 12, 2017. He spent his last days peacefully with his family gathered around him. John was born on February 16, 1933, in Dayton, Ohio. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Eleanor; 5 children and 8 grandchildren.
John grew up in Dayton, Ohio and graduated from Fairview High School in 1951. He played football at Miami University (1955) and was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. John and Eleanor met at Miami and faithfully attended many class and fraternity reunions well into their retirement. Upon graduation, John served in the United States Air Force for four years, stationed in France and Germany. He was a First LT fighter pilot, and for the rest of his life he retained his love for his F-100 airplane. John and Eleanor were married in 1957 in Etain, France, and they lived in Europe for the duration of his service in the Air Force.
Back in the United States, John spent his entire 38-year career at The Ohio State University. He started in the business office and ended his career as Director of Management Studies. During the 1970s, he oversaw the implementation of campus-wide computer systems. He was an avid Buckeye fan and rarely missed a home football game in over 40 years.
As young parents, John and Eleanor were very involved at Immaculate Conception Church and CFM (Christian Family Movement). John was also actively involved in the Worthington Historical Society and the Ohio Historical Society. Throughout his life, John had many, many interests, passions, and hobbies. He was very well traveled and loved all types of music, opera, and the arts. He loved astronomy, sports, and history, and he was a talented artist.
John was a lifelong learner, constantly pursuing new interests. He wrote a lengthy proclamation professing his love for God and explaining his Christian faith and beliefs. Above all else, he loved his family. He was a true patriarch and a loving husband, father, and grandfather. The family is grateful for the excellent care he received at the James Cancer Hospital and at Kobacker House. Special thanks to Father Dean Mathewson and Father Vinny McKiernan for their ministry to John and his family during his final days.
(Published in The Columbus Dispatch)
Biography

Biography

John grew up in Dayton, Ohio and graduated from Fairview High School in 1951. He played football at Miami University (1955) and was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Upon graduation, John served in the United States Air Force for four years, stationed in France and Germany. He was a First LT fighter pilot, and for the rest of his life, he retained his love for his F-100 airplane. John and Eleanor were married in 1957 in Etain, France, and they lived in Europe for the duration of his service in the Air Force.
After serving in the USAF, John spent 38 years at The Ohio State University. He started in the business office and ended his career as Director of Management Studies. During the 1970s, he oversaw the implementation of campus-wide computer systems. He was an avid Buckeye fan and rarely missed a home football game in over 40 years.
John was also actively involved in the Worthington Historical Society and the Ohio Historical Society. Throughout his life, John had many, many interests, passions, and hobbies. He was very well traveled and loved all types of music, opera, and the arts. He loved astronomy, sports, and history, and he was a talented artist.
John was a lifelong learner, constantly pursuing new interests. He wrote a lengthy proclamation professing his love for God and explaining his Christian faith and beliefs. Above all else, he loved his family. He was a true patriarch and a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

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Units Assigned

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

F-100

Military Education

Civilian Education

1951 Fairview High Scholl, Dayton, OH
1955 Miami University

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John Stottlemyer Obituary
JOHN STOTTLEMYER
John A Stottlemyer, of Worthington (age 84), passed away from complications of Lymphoma on Thursday, October 12, 2017. He spent his last days peacefully with his family gathered around him. John was born on February 16, 1933, in Dayton, Ohio. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Eleanor; 5 children and 8 grandchildren.
John grew up in Dayton, Ohio and graduated from Fairview High School in 1951. He played football at Miami University (1955) and was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. John and Eleanor met at Miami and faithfully attended many class and fraternity reunions well into their retirement. Upon graduation, John served in the United States Air Force for four years, stationed in France and Germany. He was a First LT fighter pilot, and for the rest of his life he retained his love for his F-100 airplane. John and Eleanor were married in 1957 in Etain, France, and they lived in Europe for the duration of his service in the Air Force.
Back in the United States, John spent his entire 38-year career at The Ohio State University. He started in the business office and ended his career as Director of Management Studies. During the 1970s, he oversaw the implementation of campus-wide computer systems. He was an avid Buckeye fan and rarely missed a home football game in over 40 years.
As young parents, John and Eleanor were very involved at Immaculate Conception Church and CFM (Christian Family Movement). John was also actively involved in the Worthington Historical Society and the Ohio Historical Society. Throughout his life, John had many, many interests, passions, and hobbies. He was very well traveled and loved all types of music, opera, and the arts. He loved astronomy, sports, and history, and he was a talented artist.
John was a lifelong learner, constantly pursuing new interests. He wrote a lengthy proclamation professing his love for God and explaining his Christian faith and beliefs. Above all else, he loved his family. He was a true patriarch and a loving husband, father, and grandfather. The family is grateful for the excellent care he received at the James Cancer Hospital and at Kobacker House. Special thanks to Father Dean Mathewson and Father Vinny McKiernan for their ministry to John and his family during his final days.
(Published in The Columbus Dispatch)
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