Oren Ray England

1950 - 2021

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Oren Ray England, 70 of Dunkirk passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. He was born in Dunkirk on November 2, 1950 to the late Homer and Carrie (Miller) England. Oren married Penny L. Zurcher on December 5, 1997 and she preceded him in death on June 24, 2020. Surviving is a son, Lance England of Troy, step children; Scott (Heather) Elling of Columbus, Seth Elling of Urbana and Shantelle (Aaron) Burkett of Tiffin. He is also survived by his sisters; Juanita (Dale) Duffey, Keitha (Neil) Williams both of Ada, step sisters; Naomi Young and Sherolyn Evans of Dunkirk, step brother, Norman Guinn of Kenton and grandchildren; Aidan and Olivia England, Trace and Colin Burkett, Jaden and Chayse Elling and Vylet Elling. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Charles England, sisters, Janice Burris and Celesta Spangler. Oren was a 1968 graduate of Hardin Northern High School. He worked for and retired from Rockwell International after 30 years of service. Oren enjoyed golf and hunting. He was a member of the former Dunkirk Assembly of God where he was involved with the Youth Group, the Royal Ranger Commanders. Visitation for Oren will be held on Friday, February 5, 2021 fro 11:00am - 1:00pm at the SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. A funeral service will begin at 1:00pm on Friday and burial will follow in Patterson Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made in memory of Oren to the American Heart Association. Online condolences can be expressed to the family by visiting stoutcrates.com.

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    200 E. Columbus St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326
    Friday, February 5th 2021 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Friday, February 5th 2021 - 1:00 PM

  • Service Location:

    200 E. Columbus St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

  • Final Resting Place:

    Patterson Cemetery [Map]
    Jackson Township
    Patterson, Ohio

  • Contributions:

    American Heart Association -
    PO Box 182039 Dept. 013
    Columbus, Ohio 43218-2039

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To : Lance and Family
Date :Wednesday, February 3rd 2021
From : Cheryl Jones Hiller
So sorry to read of your dad's passing. Please accept my condolences and know you're in my thoughts at this difficult time. With Sympathy, Mrs. Hiller, KHS

To : Family
Date :Thursday, February 4th 2021
From : Sue
My God give strength, comfort and peace during this hard time. May God hold and bless you all

To : Lance and family
Date :Thursday, February 4th 2021
From : Susan Hemmerly Myers
My deepest sympathy for the loss of your Dad. I knew him from back in the 1970's and he was a sweetheart, such a nice young man. I am truly sorry to read of his passing. R.I.P Oren you will be missed by many.

To : The family of oren
Date :Thursday, February 4th 2021
From : Ron Burkett
I first met Oren when Penny and him would come
to Tiffin to celebrate The birthday of one of Penny's grandchildren Trace and Colin. Shantelle and Aaron were their parents and i am Aaron's father. Over the many years Oren & Penny came to the parties in Tiffin, Oren and I would sit and talk aboue his work,his golf and retirement. He was always so sincere and he took special care of Penny the last few yeas of her life.. I will always always remember Oren as a kind, gentle, and carring man. My deepest sympathy to his family. May he rest in peace.