Charles “Charlie” J. Molyet, Sr., 92, of Fremont, OH passed away at home on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. He was born on June 28, 1925 in Fremont to Ralph G. and Agnes C. (McDermott) Molyet.
Charlie served in the U.S. Army during WWII in Northern France and the Rhineland. He was captured and spent eight months as a Prisoner of War at Stalag 12 A, Germany. Charlie was awarded the American Theater Ribbon; EAME Theater Ribbon w/2 Bronze Stars; Good Conduct Medal and WWII Victory Medal.
Charlie married Vera Mae Dodson on November 28, 1946 at St. Ann Catholic Church in Fremont and she preceded him in death on August 15, 2011.
Charlie delivered milk for Pet Milk for ten years. He then worked at Herbrand Corporation for twelve years. Charlie had a Delivery Service for eighteen years and then worked a Hughes Construction for five years. He worked at Sandusky Metropolitan Housing Authority as a Maintenance Supervisor for eleven years and retired in 1990.
Charlie was a Life member and Past Commander of VFW Post 2947; a member and Past Commander of American Legion #121where he served with the Color Guard and Military Honor Guard; Disabled American Veterans Post #33; Eagles #712, all in Fremont and a member of the Maumee Valley P.O.W.’s. Charlie loved to play euchre, bingo at the American Legion and going to Whitey’s.
Charlie is survived by his daughters, Sally (Jim) Grubb and Susan Byers both of Fremont, OH; nine grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mae Molyet; parents; son, Charles Molyet, Jr.; son-in-law, Don Byers; siblings, Bernard Molyet, Marguerite Morley, Bernadine Ritchey and Ann Hamilton.
Visitation: Saturday, January 27, 2018, from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH
A Memorial Service will follow the Visitation at 5:00 pm with Military Honors provided by the American Legion and VFW. Pastor Dan Vickey will officiate.
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery
Memorials: Heartland Hospice, 907 W. State St, Fremont, OH 43420