TBDBITL Alumni Club

The Best Damn Band In The Land - The Ohio State University Marching Band Alumni

Mickey Steve Stahler

December 11, 1943 - February 21, 2015

Mickey Steve Stahler, 71, died peacefully on February 21, 2015 from cancer. He was born December 11, 1943 in Chillicothe, Ohio to the late Charles and Melva Finley Stahler and grew up in Waverly, Ohio.

He married Mary Ellen Cormany in 1964 and they were divorced. On September 28, 1991 Mick married Barbara Painter St. Hilaire and she survives in Findlay.

Mick is also survived by son Kurt (Edith) of Gahanna, daughter Beth (Josh) Fulk of Findlay, daughter Karen (Martin) Kale of Dorr, Michigan, son Kevin (Heather) St. Hilaire of Amarillo, Texas, sons Mel and Gary, daughter Nicole, and his dear Aunt Betty Weiss. Mick loved his grandchildren: Julia, Madeline, Peyton, and Jillian Fulk, Christopher Stahler, Sierra and Evan Kale, and Hailey and Hunter St. Hilaire.

Mickey was preceded in death by his parents, sister Betty, and brother Gary.

The family would like to express their thanks to the staff of Bridge Hospice for their loving care and support during Mick’s illness and to the dedicated people at Blanchard Valley Dialysis Services who treated Mick with special kindness for over 5 years.

Mick graduated from Waverly High School in 1962, marched with the Ohio State University Band, and was a member of TBDBITL Alumni Band. Later, he studied music at BGSU and graduated from the University of Findlay with a BS in Accounting in 1975.

Mick worked at Cooper Tire, Solomon Software, Microsoft, and taught at Stautzenberger College in Findlay. Later, he did night audit at several hotels in Findlay and in Fargo, North Dakota.

Mick was a current member of Zion U.M. Church in Findlay and a former member of Powell Memorial U.M.C where he taught Sunday School, was a lay leader, and lay speaker.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday morning, February 24 at 10:00 followed by a memorial service at 11:00 at Zion UMC, 9009 State Route 12 West, Findlay. Mick was a patriotic man with a high regard for our Armed Forces. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or to the Building Fund at Zion UMC.

Mick was a member of the marching band in 1962. He played Trombonium and Baritone.