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Henry C. Wolf
Henry C. Wolf, age 68, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born June 6, 1947 in New York City to Henry J. and Florence (Lubeck) Wolf. As a small child, his family moved to Long Island New York where he played football, basketball and baseball for Plainedge High School.
In 1965, Henry came to Ohio to attend the University of Toledo, where he met and married his wife of 44 years, Linda Kibler. While at UT, he played Club Volleyball and was manager of the Men's Basketball team for the 1967-68 season.
After graduation, he held several jobs, finally retiring from the United States Postal Service as Supervisor after 30 years of service. Henry also officiated High School baseball, softball, basketball and volleyball over a period of 38 years. Henry was a lifelong fan of the Brooklyn - Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team and also the Lady Rockets basketball team. Henry's memberships included The University of Toledo Women's Basketball Fan Club-The Igniters, Valleywood Golf Club, Swanton Athletic Boosters, Swanton Elks and Swanton Jaycees.
Henry was preceded in death by his parents and is survived by his loving wife, Linda; son, Jeremy Wolf; daughter, Lori (Emery) Baker; grandchildren, Kendall Wolf, Hannah Baker and Colton Baker; brother, Richard (Barbara) Wolf; and nieces and nephews, Tammy (Bill) Hammond, Dan Wolf, Jamie (Jarod) Venzian and Shawn (Jen) Miller.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 18th from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton. Visitation will continue Thursday, November 19th from 12 (Noon) to 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home, where services will begin at 1:00 p.m., with Rev. Donna Stutzman officiating. Interment will follow at Swanton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, Henry has requested memorial contributions be made to The Toledo Humane Society or Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.
Residence: Swanton, Ohio
Visitation: Wednesday, November 18th from 6 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton
Funeral Service: Thursday, November 19th at 1:00 pm in the Funeral Home
Interment: Swanton Cemetery
You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time. May you find comfort in the memories that you share of Henry.
Ben & Chris Wood Nov 18 2015 12:00 AM
Henry was a unique person. I enjoyed being with him. As an umpiring partner he was the best. I will always remember him. R.I.P. buddy.
Tony McCauley Nov 17 2015 12:00 AM
Henry was my first boss, at my first job, when I was 16 years old. He was my manager at Wendys in Findlay, and one of the sweetest men I have ever met ! Later in life when my kids were in college in BG I would see him at Pagliais. We spoke then, and when I was a server at Whistlestop Inn in North Baltimore. My deepest sympathy to his family. He always spoke so lovingly of you.
Cindy Woodbury - Bailey Nov 17 2015 12:00 AM
Linda, So sorry you have to go down this road. No regrets! You took great care of Henry. Well done. You are in my prayers.
Gretchen Moffett Nov 17 2015 12:00 AM
Linda & family, I'm so sorry to hear about Henry. He was an awesome guy and made work fun at the PO for everyone who worked with him. I was a Walking Scorer for the Jamie Farr Classic LPGA, which Henry volunteered for many years. Henry had a heart of gold. He will greatly be missed.
Valorie Clemens Nov 17 2015 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear of Henry's passing. We enjoyed seeing him at the Lady Rockets games and teasing each other. He was a great fan. We looked forward to "picking" on each other. He will be missed.
Conne and Cathy Nov 17 2015 12:00 AM
Linda,Jeremy, Lori and family. So sorry to hear of Henry passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Cherish the memories. He will be missed by everyone. RIP Henry
Helen McCauley and family Nov 17 2015 12:00 AM
I was saddened to see Henry's obituary today. I knew he was sick but had hoped somehow he could beat it. If nothing else, remember how much he was liked at the post office. Henry: RIP.
Judie Hammye Nov 17 2015 12:00 AM
Pat and I are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our hearts and prayers.
Patrick and Kellie Gabriel Nov 16 2015 12:00 AM
I am so sorry for your loss of Henry. May the Gates of Heaven open up to reveal strength and comfort in your times of trial and sorrow.God will comfort you.
Kathy R Swart Nov 16 2015 12:00 AM