Paul Edward Hergesheimer, 82, of Fremont, OH passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on November 30, 1934 in Fremont to Ferd and Ferne (Schell) Hergesheimer. He was a 1952 graduate of Fremont Ross High School and attended Tiffin University.
Paul served in the U.S. Army from January 25, 1955 to January 24, 1957. He worked for his father’s store, Ferd’s Market, for many years. He also worked as a Controller at Carbo Forge for thirty-six years and retired in 2000.
Paul was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church where he served as an Usher for over fifty years and was Past Chairman of the Sacred Heart Festival. He was also a member of the VFW, Eagles and the Moose. Paul was an avid fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes, Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns and the New York Yankees.
Paul is survived by his children, Holly (Kirk) Stout, Vickery, OH, Amy Moyer, Tiffin, OH and Dr. Michael Hergesheimer, Glen Ellyn, IL; grandchildren, Eric Perez, Brittney Perez, Ashley (Mitch II) Robles, Kodie Stout and seven great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son-in-law, Richard Moyer; companion, Marianne LaFountaine.
To celebrate Paul’s love of Ohio State, friends and family are asked to wear Ohio State apparel or their colors to his services.
Visitation: Sunday from 2 – 4 pm and 6 – 8 pm with a Vigil Service beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH.
Mass of Christian Burial: Monday, November 6, 2017, 11:30 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 550 Smith Rd, Fremont, with Fr. Chris Kardzis officiating.
Burial: Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Clyde, OH with a Military Service provided by the VFW and American Legion.
Memorials: Sacred Heart Catholic Church; Hospice of ProMedica Memorial Hospital or the Humane Society of Sandusky County.