James Scott Alzner, 75

James Scott Alzner, 75, of North Benton, died Sunday at home. Born March 4, 1922 in Alliance, he was the son of Henry and Lura (Scott) Alzner. He had lived in the Alliance and North Benton areas for most of his life. He was a 1941 graduate of Alliance High School. Mr. Alzner retired from Chrysler Corporation in 1989 after 28 years of service. He formerly owned the Polka Dot Drive-In Restaurant. He was a member of the Union Avenue United Methodist Church, the National Rifle Association and the Chrysler United Auto Workers of Twinsburg. He had served as president of the Treasurer Cove Allotment Association. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran who received a Bronze Star, serving in France, Germany, England and Belgium. Survivors include his wife, Margaret (Cline), whom he married Dec. 14, 1957; sons, James H. of Columbus, Scott K. of North Benton and Robert W. of Columbus; daughter, Patricia Votaw of Alliance; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Robert J. of White River Junction, Vt.; and sister, Jane Ruth of Alliance. A brother, William, died previously. Calling hours will be held from 11:30 a.m. until services at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home, 75 S. Union Ave. in Alliance. The Rev. Gordon Ruggles will officiate. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Hospice of the Valley.

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