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Oscar O. Boltz, 93, of West Seneca, a retired stationary engineer, died Wednesday (Sept. 15, 1999) in Veterans Hospital after a short illness.

A Buffalo native, Boltz was employed as a stationary engineer with the William Simon Brewery in Buffalo until his retirement in 1972.

He then tended bar for more than 20 years at Amvets Post 8113.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the Army Air Force from 1942 to 1945 as an instructor on airplane mechanics.

Boltz was a member of the American Legion Post 735, Amvets Post 8113, Masonic Lodge 1111 and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Walhalla Lodge. He was also an active member of the West Seneca Republican Club.

An avid bowler until the time of his death, Boltz bowled twice a week with the senior bowling League at Southgate Bowling Lanes. He was the captain of the Gasko Bowling League, a West Seneca Republican Bowling team.

His wife, the former Josephine Bonnes, died in 1962.

He is survived by two sons, Lawrence of West Seneca and Jack of Lancaster; and three grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in Curtin Funeral Home, 1340 Union Road, West Seneca.

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