Dalton — Maurice “Bee” Huntsberger, age 86, of Dalton, died Sunday, April 18, 2021, at Aultman Orrville Hospital, following a period of declining health.
Maurice was born on February 2, 1935, in Dalton, Ohio, to the late John and Ruth (Wenger) Huntsberger and graduated from Dalton High School in 1953. He married Dora Lee Gardner on April 7, 1956, in Dalton.
He retired as an Electrical Foreman for Republic Steel after 32 years.
Maurice was a member of Salem Mennonite Church, and was a very active former member of the Dalton Historical Society . He enjoyed collecting eagles, and building puzzles. Maurice loved being outdoors; camping and hiking were two of his favorite outdoor activities. He cherished spending time with the grandkids and great-grandkids.
Surviving are two daughters, Gail (Doug) Reeder, and Elaine (Tom) Strock; two sons, Jim (Cara) Huntsberger, and Jerry (Barb) Huntsberger; 8 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and 1 on the way; sister, Doris Zaugg; and brother, Donovan Huntsberger;.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by infant son, Michael Huntsberger.
Private family services will be held. Burial will take place at Dalton Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Salem Mennonite Church Youth 3363 Zuercher Road, Dalton, OH, 44618 http://www.
salemmennonitekidron.org/ and or Dalton Historical Society 115 E. Main St. P.O. Box 273, Dalton, OH 44618.