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Derstine, Roy C.

Roy C. Derstine, of 5534 S. West Lebanon Road, Dalton, OH, born August 24, 1931 and died January 26, 2022 at the age of 90 years, 5 months and 2 days.

He was a member of Bethel Mennonite Church.  He was the son of the late Elwood and Emmaline (Clemens) Derstine and the husband of Mary Jane (Landis) Derstine.
He is survived by 6 sons, Eugene (Carol) Derstine of Apple Creek, OH, Allen (Loretta) Derstine of Thorp, WI, Andrew (Mary) Derstine of Lena, WI, Aquilla (Anna) Derstine of Crockett, KY, Noah (Loretta) Derstine of Lena, WI and Elwood (Elaine) Derstine of Gleason, WI; eight daughters, Susan (Kenneth) Steiner of Thorp, WI, Sylvia (James) Amstutz of Dalton, OH, Rachel (the late Gerald) Rudolph of New Oxford, PA, Helen (John) Weaver of Knox City, MO, Carolyn (Kenneth) Eberly of Dalton, OH, Grace (Wilbur) Steiner of Leetonia, OH, Barbara (Ferdi) Seeuws of Sheldon, WI and Miriam of Gleason, WI; 110 grandchildren; 147 great grandchildren; a sister, Mary Alderfer.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Gerald Rudolph; two grandsons, Marcus Weaver and Owen Amstutz; a great grandson, Michael Steiner; three brothers, Lloyd, Ernest and Elwood Jr., and two sisters, Grace and Elizabeth.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, January 30, 2022 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the East Union Mennonite Church, 10678 E. Old Lincoln Way, Orrville.  Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 31, 2022 at 10:00 AM at East Union Mennonite Church.  Burial will be in the Bethel Mennonite Church Cemetery.  Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton is handling the arrangements.


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