Harold E Lauth

April 24, 1929 ~ November 17, 2020 (age 91)


Harold E. Lauth, 91, of New Knoxville, Ohio, died 9:35 P.M. Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at the Cridersville Healthcare Center.

He was born April 24, 1929, in Van Wert County, Ohio, the son of Walter and Mary (Counts) Lauth.

He married Martha G. Heil on September  26, 1953; she preceded him in death on October 12, 2004.

He is survived by his sons: David (Deb) Lauth of Saint Marys; Kurt Lauth of New Knoxville; Randy (Kay) Lauth of New Knoxville; Matthew (Anita) Lauth of Findlay, Ohio. 

He is survived by two brothers: Ron Lauth of Sebring, Florida; Jim (Marilyn) Lauth of Saint Marys. He is survived by a sister-in-law, Doris Lauth of Saint Marys.

He is survived by his grandchildren: Emily, Adam and Karlea; and by a step-grandson, Chad Reier.


He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; a daughter-in-law, Staci Lauth; by his siblings: Bob Lauth; Leona McPheron; Doris Tinnerman; Betty McClintock; Anna Axe; William Lauth; Emma Severt; Mary Lauth; Jean Ann Coneby.


Harold was a lifelong farmer and he retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Saint Marys. He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Saint Marys. He loved to work and farm, but he also enjoyed spending time with his large family, watching the Reds, traveling in his RV and hunting and fishing. 


Private family funeral rites will be held at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery, New Knoxville.


Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 West High Street, is entrusted with Harold’s funeral arrangements, and condolences may be sent to his family via


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Private Services

Pilger Ruhe Cemetery
New Bremen-New Knoxville Road
New Knoxville, OH 45871

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