Daniel Stahly, 78, of Geneva, IN, passed away at 2:58 PM on Thursday, February 09, 2017 at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur, IN. He was born on Saturday, June 11, 1938, in New Knoxville, OH to Wilbert & Irene (Striker) Stahly. He married Jan Oleson on Saturday, August 06, 1966 in Fort Wayne, IN, together the two have celebrated almost 51 years of marriage. Dan was a graduate of Geneva High School in the class of 1956. He worked several years until retiring for Don Myers Plumbing and Heating in Berne. Dan enjoyed riding his bike in the summer months around the Geneva area, mowing his lawn and watching IU Basketball. He especially enjoyed saving money and was very good at organizing and achieving his financial goals. Dan attended the High Street Methodist Church in Geneva. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Loving survivors include: Wife - Jan Stahly, Geneva, IN, Daughter - Renee (Tim) Jackson, Linn Grove, IN, Son - Nathan (Stacy) Rettig, Westminster, MD, Son - Noel (Jennifer) Rettig, Sarasota, FL, Son - Jay Stahly, Markle, IN, Sister - Sharon (Bob) Schisler, Ft. Wayne, IN, 7 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his: Father - Wilbert Stahly, Mother - Irene (Striker) Stahly, 1st Wife-Ruth Annette Amstutz Stahly and 2 Grandsons.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at High Street United Methodist Church 435 High St. Geneva on Sunday, February 12, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
A service to celebrate Daniel’s life will be at High Street United Methodist Church at 10:30 AM on Monday, February 13, 2017; with viewing being held one hour before the service. Pastor Michele Isch will be officiating and burial will follow in the West Lawn Cemetery in Geneva.
Preferred memorials: High Street United Methodist Church 435 High St. Geneva, IN 46740 Or Adams Co. Public Library Geneva Branch, 307 East Line Street, PO Box 189, Geneva, IN 46740
Arrangements are being handled by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva.
Online condolences may be made at www.glancyfuneralhomes.com