Joseph W. Dulin

1926 - 2019

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Joseph W. Dulin, 92, of Kenton passed away on January 3, 2019. He was born in Kenton to the late Jesse W. and Mary (Kaser) Dulin on January 4, 1926. Joe married Mabel Boecher in June of 1946 and she preceded him in death on April 16, 2013. He is survived by a son, David (Marilyn) Dulin of Kenton; two daughters: Joyce Dulin and Mary (Tom) Dulin Benner, both of Seattle, Washington; and a daughter-in-law, Gloria Dulin of Kenton. He is also survived by seven grandchildren: Jessica (Ross) Sanford, Roberta (Gary) Whitmer, Jacob Dulin, Kellie (Torrey) Benner, Miranda (Caleb) Benner, John Dulin, and Lara Dulin; and five great-grandchildren: Eve Sanford, Lilah Sanford, Nellie Sanford, Lucy Whitmer, and Jack Whitmer. He was preceded in death by his son, James Dulin; brother, Sanford (Avanel) Dulin; and sister, Caroline Brugler Ramsey. Joe served his country proudly in WWII where he received the Purple Heart. Mr. Dulin was a farmer and rural mail carrier for Harrod for many years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, McDonald Grange, the Farm Bureau Council, and the Rural Letter Carriers Association. Mr. Dulin was also an active member of the Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star. He also served on the Rural Electric Association Board. The family would like to thank the staff of Hardin Hills for the exceptional care they provided Joe for the last several years. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 7, 2019 from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME where a Masonic Service will begin at 7:00 p.m. The funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at the SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Jonathon Hanover officiating. Additional visitation will be held from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, prior to the service. Burial will follow in Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made in memory of Joe to the Joseph W. and Mabel L. Dulin Family Scholarship c/o KCS Foundation. Online condolences can be expressed by visiting

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    Schindewolf-Stout-Crates Funeral Home [Map]
    200 E. Columbus St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326
    Monday, January 7th 2019 3:00 - 7:00 PM
    Tuesday, January 8th 2019 10:00 - 11:00 AM

  • Masonic Service

    7:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Tuesday, January 8th 2019 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    Schindewolf-Stout-Crates Funeral Home [Map]
    200 E. Columbus St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

  • Final Resting Place:

    Grove Cemetery [Map]
    15419 State Route 309
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

  • Contributions:

    Joseph W. and Mabel L. Dulin Family Scholarship Fund
    c/o KCS Foundation
    200 Harding Ave
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

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To : Gary Roberta Whitmer family
Date :Friday, January 4th 2019
From : John and Nancy Paul
We are so sorry about the loss of your Grandfather. Our heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Hugs and love. John and Nancy

To : Marilyn and Dave and family
Date :Sunday, January 6th 2019
From : Nancy and Dick Karhoff
Our deepest sympathy to your family on the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers for all of you. May he Rest in eternal peace with our Lord.

To : DavidJoyceGloria
Date :Monday, January 7th 2019
From : Susan Tom Reasner
Our deepest sympathy in your loss.I have fond memories of Joe and Mabel visiting with my parents Wanda and Walt Stein. Wanda was daughter to Katherine Potter . So sorry to hear of your loss.

To : Dave Dulin
Date :Wednesday, January 9th 2019
From : Rick Loeffert
Dave and family - I have great memories of Joe with the First United Methodist church. He was a most faithful member and always encouraged me in my many church activities, Peace with all of you.