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Arthur F. Luikart & Rosella M. Luikart Mottayaw

Arthur F. Luikart & Rosella M. Luikart Mottayaw

Posted: 1382025148000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: WINKLER
HAYESVILLE: Arthur Frederick Luikart, 89, of rural Hayesville, Ohio (Ashland County) died Sunday July 31, 2011 at his residence.

He was born October 30, 1921 in Monroe County, Ohio, the son of Herman and Alma Winkler Luikart.

He served in the United States Army in the 104th Infantry, also known as the Timber Wolves, during World War II, and was awarded a Bronze Star and the Purple Heart.

Art worked at Tappan in Mansfield, Ohio for many years, and was a member of Stone Lutheran Church.
His passion was playing softball. Art pitched for several different teams in the area until he was 65.

He is survived by three sons and two daughters-in-law, Timothy (Susie) Luikart of Sebring, Ohio, Randy of Ashland, Ohio and Matt (Jody) Luikart of Ashland; one daughter and son-in-law, Susan (Ray) Anderson of Delaware, Ohio; 12 Grandchildren, 11 Great Grandchildren, three brothers, Melvin of Jeromesville, Wallace of Utah, and Homer of Arizona; and one sister, Rosella Mottayaw of Arizona.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Patricia Cubbage Luikart on September 12, 2007; and two sisters, Twila and Verna.

Services will be 11:00 am Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville, OH with Pastor David Sanders officiating.
Burial will be in Vermillion Cemetery in Hayesville,
Friends may call Tuesday, August 2, 2011 from 6 - 9 pm at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, Ohio 44805.
Online condolences may be made at

Published in the News Journal, Mansfield, Ohio on August 2, 2011


PHOENIX, AZ: Rosella M. Mottayaw, 99, of Phoenix, Arizona passed away Saturday, October 12, 2013 at her daughter's home with her Hospice Care.

She was born March 18, 1914 in Sardis, Ohio (Monroe County) the daughter of Herman and Alma (Winkler) Luikart.

Rosella married William O. Mottayaw who passed away 57 years ago.

She worked at AMF Bowling Mfg. in Shelby, Ohio and Motorola in Phoenix.
After retiring she enjoyed her time doing crafts and taking visits back to Ohio in the summer months.

She is survived by two daughters Bonnie (Paul) Hammond and Joyce Alt; one son William (Janet) Mottayaw; 8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren; three brothers Homer, Wallace (Nancy), and Melvin (Peggy) Luikart; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her husband and parents, Rosella was preceded in death by siblings Twila Luikart, Verna Cervinski, and Arthur Luikart.

Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Snyder Funeral Home, 350 Marion Avenue, Mansfield,Ohio where funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, October 21. Pastor Paul Lintern will officiate.
Burial will follow at Franklin Cemetery in Mansfield, Ohio (Richland County).

.Heritage Arrowhead Funeral Center in Glendale assisted the family with arrangements in Arizona.

Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Rosella's family and private messages of condolence may be sent to them by visiting:

Re: Arthur F. Luikart & Rosella M. Luikart Mottayaw

Posted: 1554473795000
Classification: Query
Mansfield - William Edwin Mottayaw, age 85, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in OhioHealth Shelby Hospital surrounded by his family.

Bill was born August 26, 1933 in Mansfield, Ohio to parents William O. & Rosella M. (Luikart) Mottayaw and graduated from Madison High School.
A young lady named Janet Russell caught his eye when her family moved onto his father's farm and the pair married on July 15, 1956. Bill worked with Tappan as a press operator for over 42 years until retiring.

Bill built his own house and 5+ houses for family members. He enjoyed golfing.
He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years Janet Mottayaw of Mansfield; children: Chris Mottayaw of Columbus, Craig (Denette) Mottayaw of Bellville, and Carl (Jorja) Mottayaw of Bellefontaine; grandchildren Josh (Amanda) Mottayaw, Daniel (Erin) Mottayaw, Becca (Aaron) Bagley, and Brooke Irvine; great-grandchildren Brylyn, Tatum, Harper, Kyla, Kayden, and one on the way; and sisters Bonnie Hammond and Joyce Alt; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

A graveside service will be held 2pm Saturday, April 6, 2019 in Franklin Church Cemetery. His family hopes you will join them in wearing OSU sportswear in Bill's memory.

Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Bill's family and encourage you to share a memory with them at SnyderFuneralHomes.c

Published in the News Journal on Apr. 5, 2019
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