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Henry Ostheimer

June 3, 1937 — December 14, 2017

Henry Rudolph Ostheimer June 3, 1937-December 14, 2017 Henry R. Ostheimer (80) has taken his last ride off into the sunset of earth to a beautiful sunrise in Heaven surrounded by his loving family. He was born in his small family home on Milan Road in Sandusky, Ohio and has been a lifelong resident of Berlin Heights. He graduated from Saint Mary's High School in 1955. Henry married Deanna M. (Bunting) June 21, 1958. They lived together on Andress Road, Berlin Heights where they raised their eight children. Henry worked at an early age for Union Chain Sandusky and from there he worked at Sandusky Metal, Ag Way- Huron, Mead Truck line- Norwalk, Ford- Lorain, and Grower Chemical- Milan. Henry and his youngest son started their own construction company called Ostheimer Construction Company. All of the while Henry worked he helped his dad farm where he had a few dairy cattle and farmed over 100 acres at Berlin Heights. Henry is preceded in death by his son Keith R. Ostheimer, parents Henry and Marguerite (Kromer) Ostheimer and Brothers Joseph, John, and Edward Ostheimer. Henry is survived by his son Kenneth (Rhonda) Ostheimer of Milan, Daughter-in-Law Ellen Ostheimer of Milan, son Kevin (Celine) Ostheimer of Georgia, son Kurt (Elena) of Berlin Heights, son Klark Ostheimer (Charla Faulkner) of Berlin Heights, Daughter Krista (Christopher) Scheufler of Vickery, and Twin daughters Kandy Smillie of Perrysburg and Karen Ostheimer of Norwalk. He has 16 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild. In addition Henry is survived by his siblings Sister Mary Barbra Ostheimer, Sister Mary Kenneth Ostheimer, Teresa Knauer, Mary Kucha, Sarajane Porter, Rosemarie Capucini, Ann Ostheimer, Stephen Ostheimer and Peter Ostheimer. Henry also had numerous nieces and nephews. Henry was a 60-year grange member and a very faithful member of St. Mary's Church in Wakeman. He also traveled to Belize to re-build the schools and help the children have a much better life for 10 years of his life. His son Kevin and Grandson Michael have joined him in Belize. They attend for two or more weeks every January. Henry also helped out many family members, friends, and neighbors throughout his life in anyway possible. One of Henry's greatest achievements was remodeling his church. Henry was a man of few words, but loved to joke around with everyone. He loved all kinds of candy and anything western. Henry was a true cowboy at heart till the day he died. Henry will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Friends may call on Tuesday from 3-7 at the St Mary's Church Social Hall. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday at 10:30 at the church. Burial will follow at Cable Road Cemetery. Morman Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Online condolences may be left at mormanfuneralhome.com Memorial contributions can be made to St. Mary's Church 46 E. Main Street Wakeman, Ohio or to Stein Hospice 1200 Sycamore Line Sandusky, Ohio.

Public Viewing

Date & Time:
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:
St. Marys Catholic Church
46 East Main Street
Wakeman, OH 44889

Funeral Service

Date & Time:
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:
St. Marys Catholic Church
46 East Main Street
Wakeman, OH 44889
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