Howard A. Hahler

September 12, 1922 - November 9, 2019

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Secor Funeral Home
202 West Maple Street
Willard , Ohio 44890

Thursday, November 14, 2019
11:00 am
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
25 West Perry Street
Willard , Ohio 44890

Howard A. Hahler, age 97 of Willard, Ohio, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born September 12, 1922 in Willard, Ohio to the late Joseph and Mary (Bischoff) Hahler. He was a 1940 graduate of Willard High School. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Attica and was a trustee of Norwich Township. He was a lifelong farmer and enjoyed deer hunting.

He is survived by his wife, Harriet C. (Miller) Hahler whom he married June 25, 1946; 10 children, Mary Jane (Skip Oliver) Hahler of Sandusky, Diane Hahler-Johnson (Roger deceased) of Berlin Township, Lawrence (Mimi) Hahler of Ivins, UT, Barbara Hahler of Holland, OH, Joan Hahler of Norwalk, James (Sue) Hahler of Willard, Donna (Mike) Niedermeier of Willard, Joseph Hahler of Findlay, Cheryl (Chris) Billmaier of Bowling Green and Kathleen (Dennis) Fox of Bellevue; 17 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; sister, Florence Brown; 3 sisters-in-law, Bernetta Daniel, Dorothy Schaffer and Norma Young; brother-in-law, Harold (Barb) Miller.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Mary (Bischoff) Hahler; son, William Hahler and 5 siblings

Visitation will be Wednesday, November 13, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio, with the rosary recited at 8:00 PM. The funeral mass will be Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard with Fr. George Mahas officiating. Following the luncheon, burial will be at the St. Sebastian Catholic Cemetery in Bismark, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Xavier School, 25 West Perry Street, Willard, OH 44890, Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to the donors choice. Online condolences may be made to the family at


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D'Aunn - Nov 17, 2019
"What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose. All that we loved deeply becomes part of us".... Helen Keller.......Take care, Donna and family......he will be missed....he will be missed by all who knew him...
Dusty Gurney - Nov 12, 2019
Keeping you all lifted in prayer during this time.
Mike and Linda Veletean - Nov 12, 2019
Our deepest sympathy to the entire Hahler family. Howard was a very special husband and father. He will be deeply missed by all. Please know you are in our prayers
Jim, Sandy, Luke and Ben Blum - Nov 12, 2019
Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers.
Mary Schloemer - Nov 12, 2019
To all the family especially your mom so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad/husband. Memories of a good life shared with all the family will sure be cherished by all of you. Prayers to all the family during this difficult moment in your lives.
Debbie McGuire - Nov 12, 2019
I am so sorry about your dad, Diane. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Ken and Donna Hay - Nov 11, 2019
Howard was always such a friendly person. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Dave Daniel - Nov 11, 2019
We are sorry for your loss. Howard was always such a joy to be around, many good memories of him.
Wendy Daniel - Nov 11, 2019
So sorry for your loss - keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
- Nov 11, 2019
So sorry for your loss, everyone will be in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless everyone of you
Debbie Carpenter - Nov 11, 2019
Prayers and fond memories are what we have to remember our dear Howard. My most heartfelt condolences.
Janet Hines - Nov 11, 2019
Mrs. Hahler and family. My sincere sympathy for the loss of Howard. Cherish all the memories and may God bless you all.
Barb Gerber - Nov 11, 2019
Donna, you and your family have my sincere condolences. I will keep you all in my prayers for strength and healing during your time of Loss.
Jackie Eckstein - Nov 11, 2019
So sorry to hear of Howard's passing. Such a special man. I really enjoyed it when he would stop by my office and try to give me a hard time. Please know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless You All.