John W. Stine, 87, of Tiffin, died at 4:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at St. Francis Nursing Home, Tiffin.
He was born in Mt. Victory on March 19, 1925, to Raymond and Katie (Johnson) Stine. He married Lois (Obenour) in Mt. Victory on May 23, 1943, and she survives in Tiffin.
He also is survived by his son, Gerald Stine of Kenton; daughter, Linda Fleming of Virginia Beach, Va., 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; a brother, Holmes Stine of Tenn.; two sisters, Clara Georgiana Stine of Columbus, and Helen Willis of Kenton.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Dianne Wade.
Mr. Stine retired from Garrett Aire Research in Los Angeles, Calif., and was a member of Christ Church in Tiffin. He was past Grand Master of Masonic Lodge and a 32nd Degree of the Scottish Rite.
There will be no funeral service held at this time. The Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory in Tiffin is assisting the family with their arrangements.
In-lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Make A Wish Foundation of Northwest Ohio in c/o Lois Stine, 162 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin, OH 44883.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.engleshookfuneralhome.com.