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Charles Eugene Elsner

July 29, 1937 ~ September 24, 2018 (age 81)

Charles “Eugene” Elsner, age 81, of Fletcher peacefully passed away on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 11:20 p.m. in the home of his son, Mike Elsner.  Born on July 29, 1937 in Shelby County, Eugene was a son of the late Frank and Agnes (Stang) Elsner.  He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Janet (Kauffman) Rose whom he married on August 1, 1974.  Eugene is survived by sons, Jeff (Jackie) Elsner, Mike (Cheryl) Elsner, Tim Rose, Terry (Jackie) Rose, Ted (Lee) Rose and Tom (Jacqui) Rose.   He was a loving grandfather to Josh and Jeremy Elsner, Edward (Jennifer) Hume, Rebecca (Josh) Stollings, Jolene (Brian) Rench, Tobi (Scott) Vanscoy, Heather (David) Taynor, Traci (Ryan) Pine, Holli Enis, Tyler Rose, Kylie Davis, Elizabeth (Jay) Morros, Maria (Jared) VonRueden, Jonathan (Erin) Rose, Brandon (Omega) Rose, Alyssa Rose and numerous great grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother, Don (Betty) Elsner and a sister, Ruth Woodward.  He will be sadly missed by his special friend Rita Gibboney.  In addition to his parents and wife, Eugene was preceded in death by children Tony Rose and Tondra Connolly, and grandchildren, Danielle Connolly and Stephen Rose, and a brother-in-law, Clyde Woodward.  Eugene was a 1955 graduate of Brown Township High School.  He was a life long farmer.  Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, September 28, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Suber-Shively Funeral Home, 201 W. Main Street, Fletcher, Ohio 45326. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family with burial in Fletcher Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers please make donations in memory of Eugene to Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County, P.O. Box 502, Troy, Ohio 45373.  Condolences to the family may be sent to

Donations may be made to:

Ohio's Hospice of Miami County
P.O. Box 502, Troy OH 45373

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