Luther F. Henline


PEMBERVILLE — Luther F. Henline, 96, of Pemberville, Ohio, passed away on September 28, 2023. He was born on September 1, 1927, to the late Arthur and Eda (Weng) Henline. Luther married Betty Marie Swartz on October 13, 1951, and she preceded him in death on December 13, 2013.

Luther was an electrician at Libbey-Owens-Ford (Pilkington Group) for over 30 years, retiring in 1988. Prior to that he worked for the Village of Pemberville. Luther served in the U.S. Army in 1946-47, where he was trained in ordnance maintenance. He was a lifelong and active member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Pemberville and also a member of American Legion Freedom Post 183 in Pemberville.

Luther was a kind, strong, and humble man of strong Christian faith. He dearly loved his wife and children, as well as his friends and community. Over the last decade, he especially enjoyed attending the Pemberville Senior Center, where he often volunteered to assist with various tasks.

Along with his wife, Luther was preceded in death by his son, Timothy J. Henline, two sisters, Laurene Buck and Magaret Bursiek, and four brothers, Willard, Lloyd, Paul and Kenneth Henline.

He is survived by two daughters, Linda (Tom) Young of Baltimore, Ohio, and Sandra (Steven) Draheim of Ypsilanti, Michigan, two grandsons, Spenser and Skyler Young, and three great grandsons, Chandler, Oliver, and Parker.

Family and friends will be received 4-7 p.m., on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at the Marsh & Marsteller Funeral Home, 4094 State Route 105, Pemberville, OH. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m., on Thursday, October 5, 2023, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar Street, Pemberville. There will be additional visitation from 10 a.m., until the time of service. Officiating will be Pastor Tim Philabaum. Interment will be in Eisenhour Cemetery, Pemberville, OH.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials take the form of contributions to: Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Luther Home of Mercy or a charity of the donors choice..

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