Freddie Lee Stall

1935 - 2018

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Freddie Lee Stall, age 83, of Findlay, died at 6:00am on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Bridge Hospice in Findlay. He was born on April 3, 1935 in Mortimer to the late Ray and Estella (August) Stall. He married Marilyn Butler and she is deceased. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Barbara VanAtta; his son, Michael (Judy) Stall of Findlay; daughter, Melanie (Jeff) Bolt of Seneca, South Carolina; stepson, Bob (Lori) VanAtta of Finday; stepdaughter, Valerie (Kevin) Breidenbach of The Villages, Florida; brother, Dick (Susan) Stall of Findlay; his grandchildren: Brandon Hilty, Alexandria Craft, Charlee Wingate, Makayla Craft, Michael Stall, Vanessa VanAtta, Bryan Breidenbach, and Brooke Breidenbach; and great granddaughter, Kamre Wingate. He was preceded in death by daughter, Michelle Craft; brothers: James, Robert, David "Punk", Donnie, and Daryl; sisters: Joan Corwin, Mary Melfi, and Irene Wehrle; and grandson, Tyler VanAtta. Freddie was a master carpenter, having started his career with his dad and 6 brothers at Ray Stall and Son Construction and finishing his career at Petti Construction. He was involved with building hundreds of houses and condos in Findlay. He served in the United States Army in Special Forces as a Ranger. He was a lifetime member of all the veterans clubs in Findlay and could be found every day at the Legion having lunch with his friends. He loved to fish and looked forward to his annual fishing trip to Canada. He always had a funny story and had a beloved cat named Bubba. As Freddie was an avid Ohio State fan, the family asks that all attending his services proudly wear their Buckeye gear. Visitation for Freddie will be from 10:00am to 12:00pm on Wednesday, January 2, 2018, at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME in Findlay, with his funeral service at the conclusion of the visitation at noon on Wednesday. Pastor Annette Wellington will officiate. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, where the Hancock County Veterans Memorial Squad will conduct full military honors. Memorials may be given to Bridge Hospice and online condolences are welcomed at

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Wednesday, January 2nd 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Wednesday, January 2nd 2019 - 12:00 PM

  • Service Location:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:

    Maple Grove Cemetery [Map]
    1120 W Main Cross St
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

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To : Aunt Melanie
Date :Thursday, December 27th 2018
From : Tricia Dunn
Sorry for your loss love you

To : Mike and Judy
Date :Thursday, December 27th 2018
From : Scot and Mandy
Keeping you and your families in our thoughts and prayers. May God help you by providing strength through this time of sorrow.

To : Melanie Family
Date :Thursday, December 27th 2018
From : Debbie Hutton Handberg
Sending you all of our love and prayers for all of you.

To : Melanie Family
Date :Thursday, December 27th 2018
From : Roberta Wade
I am so very sorry for your loss.

To : Melanie
Date :Friday, December 28th 2018
From : Brandy Knight
Melanie ,
I am sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. May God keep you and your family in the comfort of his arms during this difficult time.


To : Melanie and Family
Date :Friday, December 28th 2018
From : Sarita Meeks
So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless.

To : The Family of Freddie Stall
Date :Friday, December 28th 2018
From : Paula Sue Todd Russell
Freddie built many projects in our Petti Condo and Home. He added humor and laughter during his work making it a pleasure to be around him. Please know you all are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

To : Freddie Lee Stall
Date :Sunday, December 30th 2018
From : Roger Germaine Geyman
-Freddie Lee Stall,
Germaine & Roger Geyman would like to thank Fred for all his moments that he helped us with all of the jobs and problems.

Fred was very gentle and appeared under control at all times. He was a great master carpenter with knowledge and interested with big and small problems.

He will be helpful where every needed.

God Bless Fred,

The Geymans

To : Fred Stall Family
Date :Sunday, December 30th 2018
From : Dianne Willier
My deepest sympathy & prayers to all. Fred was so kind & helpful to Aunt Barb. I loved how he joked around. He was a wonderful man.