Fredrick E. Memmer, 76, of Fremont, OH passed away on December 31, 2015 at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. He was born on March 4, 1939 in Findlay, OH to Lester and Dorothy (Zachrich) Memmer. He was a 1957 graduate of Holgate High School and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University in 1962.
Fred married Lonnie M. Juillard on June 9, 1962 in Stryker, OH and she survives. He worked for Union Carbide/Eveready for over 35 years until he retired. He was a member of Grace Community Church where he volunteered on Boys Brigade, youth groups and helped with maintenance projects. Fred was very passionate about missions and took his family on a yearlong mission to Brazil. He was also a member of the Movers and Shakers Parkinson’s Support Group.
Fred is survived by his wife of fifty-three years, Lonnie Memmer, Fremont; daughters, Gwen (Chris) Regas, Kansas City, MO and Sherri (Jim) Reynolds, Owasso, OK; sister, Sally (Dan) Schwab, Pingree Grove, IL; grandchildren, Amber Regas, Ashley and Brandon Reynolds.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation: Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home & Crematory, 425 E State St., Fremont, OH.
Service: Tuesday, January 5, 2016; 10:30 a.m. at Grace Community Church, 900 Smith Rd. with a visitation from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church prior to the service. Pastor Forrest Kirchenbauer will officiate.
Burial will take place at Oakwood Cemetery in Stryker, OH on Tuesday at 3:00 p.m.
Memorials: Parkinson’s Foundation or Grace Community Church
Online condolences: www.whhfh.com