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David A. Pfisterer

November 27, 1942 ~ March 30, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old


David A. Pfisterer 80, of Findlay, OH died 9:18 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2023  at his residence with his loving family at his side.

He was the son of the late Donald A. Pfisterer and Mary L. (Boyd) Pfisterer of Port Clinton, OH. He married Nina R. Peterman in 1969 and she survives.  Also surviving is his son, Michael D. Pfisterer of Findlay, OH; daughter Amy E. (Kurt) Rosenwald of Medina, OH; grandsons Kade Rosenwald  and Cole Rosenwald  both of Medina, OH; sisters Ann Anzelmo of Columbus, OH  and Barbara Pfisterer of Williston, OH.

Dave grew up on the shore of Lake Erie and was a 1961 graduate of Port Clinton High School. After graduating from Findlay College in 1968 he began his professional career in Texas with Vistron Corporation, a subsidiary of The Standard Oil Company of Ohio. Two years later he was transferred to Champaign IL and in 1972 he returned to Ohio heading up aviation fuel sales for Sohio. In 1979 he joined Wilco Inc., a manufacturer of aviation refueling vehicles, as V.P. of sales. In 1987 he became president and co-owner of Dukes Transportation Services, also a manufacturer and marketer of aviation refueling vehicles. Following his retirement in 2007 he continued to enjoy sailing, golfing, biking, kayaking and spending summers on Lake Erie with his family and friends. He and Nina also traveled to Florida annually to spend the winter months.

Dave served in the Ohio National Guard and Army Reserves from 1963 to 1969. He was a former member of Findlay Elks Lodge #75 and Port Clinton Moose Lodge #1610.

Visitation will be at the Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home on Saturday, April 8, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Luther Home of Mercy, 5810 N Main St. Williston,

OH 43468, or charity of donor’s choice.  

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Graveside Service
April 8, 2023

9:00 AM
Maple Grove Cemetery

April 8, 2023

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home
500 Lima Ave.
Findlay, OH 45840


Luther Home of Mercy
5810 North Main Street, Williston OH 43468


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