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.
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I will miss paul so much!!! I met him at kroger and enjoyed our visits everytime he shopped. Just about every year he won a dollar from me when we bet on the big game. His only downfall was he loved ohio state! Hahaha!!! His family is very lucky they had such a sweet and great man in their lives. Heaven gained a great angel!!!!
Prayers and hugs to you Holly
Lloyd and Ruthie McKinney
Our deepest sympathies to all of Pauls’ relatives. He was a great friend and classmate. So enjoyed talking with him at our Class Reunion several years ago. Such a nice and gracious person he was. We’re sure he’ll be missed by everyone that knew him.
Ken Le Roy
Our prayer and thoughts are with you dear friend. Love ken and Michael
Paul and I worked together many years ago at The National Bank, Fremont (later Liberty National). He was a nice person with a great personality, always ready to help the Bookkeeping Department when asked. My Christian care and concern to the family.
Donna Brown McCullough,
Tina M. DeLaet
Holly and Family,
So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing….
Tina (Durnwald) DeLaet
I am sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. We were class mates in high school and shared many good times. May he Rest In Peace.
Dear Holly, Amy, and Mike- So sorry to hear of dad’s passing- always enjoyed seeing and talking to him from our many years together at Carbo. Got to see him at Bowsie services,big smile from him when told him I have a son at OSU. Go Bucks! Will always remember him as fun loving guy. Todd Parish