VALPUT, John Franklin, age 88, passed away on July 1, 2013 with his wife Asta by his side.
Born, July 30, 1924 in Wheeling, WV, and preceded in death by his parents, John William and Anne Valput; and sons, John and Joseph.
John is survived by his brother, Bill Valput and sister, Betty Bellville, son, Jeff Valput, daughters, Linda Kress and Donna Hanly, granddaughter, Kimberly Kress and grandsons, Nickolas Kress, Matt Hanly and Chris Hanly.
John served honorably during WW II in the European front with The U.S. Army. John was a member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union, Wheeling Chapter.
For the last three years, John and Asta have been residing in Westerville, Ohio, to be close to their family.
A private ceremony will be held for John on July 3, 2013 in Westerville, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.
Arrangements are by Hill Funeral Home, Westerville, OH.