Paul L. Wilhelm, 71, of Fremont, OH, passed away on Friday, November 5, 2021 at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. He was born on March 9, 1950 in Fremont, OH to Harry and Alice (Bork) Wilhelm. Paul was a graduate of Fremont Ross High School and then went on to serve in the Army Reserves. Paul married Barb Reiter on August 28, 1971 in Fremont, OH and she preceded him in death in 2001. He worked for Kelsey-Hayes for over thirty years until they closed. Paul enjoyed restoring old cars and going to car shows. He loved watching westerns and listening to the oldies.
Paul is survived by his children, Jenny Wilhelm, Fremont, OH, Jason (Lynne) Wilhelm, Sunbury, OH, Justin (Jen) Wilhelm, Brunswick, OH; siblings, Ed (Joyce) Wilhelm, Northwood, OH, Larry Wilhelm, Fremont, OH, Linda (Jim) Schoen, Celina, OH, Judy (Bill) Nehls, Gibsonburg, OH, Brenda Butzier, Fremont, OH; grandchildren, Owen, Adam, Ally, McKenna and Peyton Wilhelm.
He was preceded by his parents; wife, Barb Wilhelm; siblings, Joe Wilhelm and Peg Smith.
Visitation will be on Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St., Fremont, OH 43420.
Service will be on Friday, November 12, 2021, 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Certified Celebrant, Jerome Webster officiating.
Burial will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Paul’s honor to Relay for Life Sandusky County, American Heart Association, or the Parkinson’s Foundation.
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