|Frank Hofstetter Jr.|
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|Thursday, 05 December 2013 10:26|
September 10, 1924 - December 3, 2013
Frank Hofstetter Jr., 89, of Everett Road, Fremont, OH, passed away at his home on Tuesday, December 3, 2013.
He was born on September 10, 1924 in Sandusky, OH to Frank and Anna Marie (Geiger) Hofstetter.
Frank served in the U.S. Navy as a Carpenter's Mate 3 (CB) during WWII and was awarded the WWII Victory Medal, Asiatic Pacific Area Campaign Medal (1 Star) and American Area Campaign Medal.
He married Mary Virginia McCarthy on December 15, 1945 at St. Ann Church in Fremont and she preceded him in death on October 28, 2011.
Frank worked for Quick Cut Cutlery, H & M Bakery and Mercury Sign Company. He was also a Skilled Tradesman.
He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, American Legion, a member and Past Post and District Commander of the VFW, a member and Past Grand Commander of the MOC Military Order of Cootie, and held many State and National Offices within the organizations.
Frank enjoyed photography, collecting music and was an avid sports fan. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Frank is survived by his children, Dennis Hofstetter, Amy Patuto, both of Fremont, OH, Becky (Dave) Summersett, Haskins, OH; grandchildren, Corey (Barb) Hofstetter, Nicole (John) Cichocki, Josh Hofstetter, Lindsay Drown, Ashley Agnew, Jonica (Adam) Limes, Jorey Summersett, Reneigh Fuller, Jarrett (Krista) Fuller; 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Virginia Hofstetter; son, Jan Hofstetter; daughter-in-law, Pam Hofstetter; grandchildren, Joel Summersett and Courtney Hofstetter; sisters, Betty Hofstetter and Ann Zlashey; brother, George Hofstetter.
Visitation: Sunday, December 8, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH.
Mass of Christian Burial: Monday, December 9, 2013, 10:30 a.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, 1021 W. State St, Fremont, OH.
Burial: St. Ann Cemetery, Fremont, with Military Honors provided by the American Legion and VFW.
Memorials: St. Mary Central Catholic High School, 410 W. Jefferson St,, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Online condolences: www.whhfh.com
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