James “Pete” Schleinitz
Age 86, of Pleasant Hill, passed away Saturday, February 5, 2022, at Upper Valley Medical Center. He was born April 13, 1935, in Trotwood, Ohio, to his parents Robert W. & Lois (Pleasant) Schleinitz. Pete attended Franklin Elementary School and Newton High School. He retired as a millwright from Hobart Corp. after 41 years of service. On November 14, 1959, he married Lina Hartsough and together they shared a life for over 60 years. He was a member of the Hudson Club, Silver King Tractor Club, Miami County Antique Power Association, and the Darke County Power of the Past Club. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Lina and his sister Ruby Renner. He will be missed and remembered by his daughter and son-in-law Gail & Mike Harris of Spring Valley; son and daughter-in-law Duane & Anita Schleinitz Christiansburg; sister Carolyn Hoblit of Pleasant Hill; brothers Lowell & Betty Schleinitz of Dayton, Jerry & Matha Schleinitz of West Milton; grandchildren Christopher (Vicki) Harris, Richard (Wendy) Harris, Leah Cooper, Sarah (Benny) Leach, Chalmer B(Sydnie Davis) Brown, III. Great grandchildren Joey Brown III, Alidia Brown, Walker Harris. A memorial service will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, May 14, at Jackson-Sarver Funeral Home, 1 S. Main Street, Pleasant Hill with interment following at Miami Memorial Park, Covington. Online memories may be left for the family at www.jackson-sarver.com.