Allen R. Studer
Forever In Our Hearts
Allen R. Studer

July 7, 1944 - October 9, 2018
Born in Mansfield, Ohio
Resided in Crestline, Ohio
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Allen R. Studer, 74, of Crestline, passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Galion Community Hospital, after a long battle with cancer, surrounded by his family.

Allen was born in Mansfield on July 7, 1944 to the late John E. and Mary (Karl) Studer. He married Carole L. (Flohr) Studer on October 22, 1966 and she survives him.

Allen grew up on a farm outside of Crestline. He loved farming and his love for the outdoors continued with his gardening and other outside activities. He graduated from Crestline High School in the Class of 1962. He was a lifetime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Crestline. He retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad in August 2004 after thirty years of service. He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie #859, and VFW Post 2920, both of Crestline. Allen was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was known as the “dog-spoiler” and had a special love for all his grand “fur babies”.

In addition to his wife of fifty-one years, he is survived by his two daughters, Stacy and Randy Ratliff, Bucyrus, Amy and Kent Rachel, Galion, two granddaughters, Hailey Ratliff and Hanna Ratliff, brother, Ronald and June Studer, Crestline, sister, Mary Ann and William DeGray, Galion, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his two brothers, John “Jack” Studer, Joseph Studer, and his sister, Betty Johnson.

Friends may call Friday, October 12, 2018 from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM at the Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 223 West Main St. Crestline. A Vigil Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 PM with Deacon Greg Kirk officiating. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Crestline, with Rev. Christopher Bohnsack, Celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Crestline.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, or the Crawford County Humane Society in care of the funeral home.

Those wishing to share a memory of Allen or to express a condolence to the Studer family may do so by visiting www.masfh.com

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Visitation
Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home
223 West Main Street
Crestline, OH US 44827
Friday, October 12, 2018
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Joseph Catholic Church
331 North Thoman St.
Crestline, OH US 44827
Saturday, October 13, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Burial
St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
E. Main St., County Rd. 330
Crestline, OH US 44827
Saturday, October 13, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Charities

American Cancer Society
223 W. Main Street
Crestline, OH USA 44827
Crawford County Humane Society
3590 State Route 98
Bucyrus, OH US 44820