December 25, 2011
414 E. Main Street New Washington OH 44854 12/27/2011 16:00:00
New Washington OH 12/28/2011 10:00:00
Harold C. Heydinger, age 92, of New Washington, Ohio passed away Sunday, December 25, 2011 at Heartland of Bucyrus Nursing Home in Bucyrus, Ohio. He was born December 5, 1919 in Cranberry Township, Ohio to the late Otto S. and Josephine (Durnwald) Heydinger. He was a past member of the Board of Directors of the New Washington Equity, a past township trustee and clerk for 24 years in Cranberry Township and was a member of the Crawford County Trustees and Clerks Assoc. and also at the State of Ohio. He was a member of the St. Bernard Catholic Church and the Golden Gems in New Washington, Ohio. He was an Army Veteran in WWII in the European Theater, where he received a Bronze Star and where he fought in the Rhineland and Germany. He was a life member and past commander of the New Washington American Legion Post #405, and also a past Crawford County Commander.
He is survived by 4 sons and daughters-in-law; Donald (Irene) Heydinger, Larry Heydinger, Jerome (Penny) Heydinger and Dennis (Brenda) Heydinger, all of New Washington; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Elaine (Mark) Fortney of New Washington and Betty (Scott) Steinmetz of Willard; 17 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren; 3 brothers, Gilbert Heydinger, Glenn Heydinger and William Heydinger all of New Washington; 3 sisters, Viola Karl of Tiro, Vera Clady of New Washington and Inez Gray of New Washington.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Frances Agnes (Studer) Heydinger, whom he married September 19, 1946; parents, Otto and Josephine (Durnwald) Heydinger; daughter, Marilyn Van Scoit; daughter-in-law, Sheron Heydinger; granddaughter, Jana (Mike) Conway; 2 brothers, Allen and Donald Heydinger; sister, Bertha Karl and 2 infant brothers and 2 infant sisters.
Visitation will be Tuesday, December 27, 2011 from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Secor Funeral Home in New Washington, Ohio. The funeral mass will be Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at 10:00 A.M. at the St. Bernard Catholic Church in New Washington, Ohio with Fr. Mike Diemer officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery in New Washington, Ohio. Memorials may be made to St. Bernard’s Parish and Home Care Matters in Galion. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
Betty and family, Our deepest sympathy at this very hard time. Sorry to hear about your loss.
Glen & MaryAnn & Family;
We are sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
To Harolds family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed talking to him at Heartland while Mom was there. He would stop by her room just to say hi.You were all so good about visiting him and I know he appreciated all of it. You are all in my thoughts.
Betty, Scott, Stephanie and Matt – so sorry to hear about the passing of your loved one. Thinking of you during this difficult time.
Jerome, Dennis and all the family,
I’m saddened to read about your father’s passing. My condolences to you during this difficult time.
To Harold and His Family
Our Thoughts and prays atre with yoy at this time.
We regret we could not attend. you had a long,full life and your family will continue to carry on. One thing we do remember are the card parties at Larry and Sheron garage and that good home made WINE . He made the best.
Our Condolences to your Family
Ron and Susie Kissel
Larry and Betty we send our sincere condolences at this time of great loss.
My deepest sympathy to Harold’s entire family. I pray that you will cherish the many memories that you have of Harold and will take solace in knowing that he is now resting in the loving arms of our Lord.
It was hard not to miss Harold at ballgames these last few years. He was very proud of all of you. I know from talking with many of you, that the last years were difficult. May those difficult and painful times fade from your memory to be replaced by your many fond memories.
My prayers are with each and every one of you.
We were so sorry to hear about Uncle Harold. I have many fond memories of visits to the farm as a child. Cherish all your memories. Know that your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Jerome, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers, especially during this holiday season.
So sorry to hear of the passing of your father. I have many fond memories of going to your house in the summer playing in the barn and watching your Dad milk the cows. As a child I just thought that was so cool. My deepest regrets.
So sorry to hear of your father’s passomg. I got to know him while I was at Heartland. May your faith help sustain you at this most difficult time in your life. I realized he had good days and bad days, but he was always very pleasant to me. May he live on forever in the many memories you have of him.
We are so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. You have a deepest sympathy.
May God Bless!!