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Joseph W. Oberheim

Joseph W. Oberheim, age 84, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away peacefully, with his family at his bedside, Saturday morning, June 3, 2017, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born September 18, 1932 in Brooklyn, New York to Joseph E. and Mary (Hesselbach) Oberheim. He attended Glendale High School. Joseph enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and was a Korean War Veteran. On September 7, 1963, he married Mildred C. "Pinky" Amy.

Joseph was a retired Lithographer. A year ago, Joseph converted to Catholicism and joined St. Richard Catholic Parish. He enjoyed working on his cars and watching sports, especially the New York Giants. Most of all, he loved being involved with his family and attending his grandchildren's band, choir, and sporting events.

Joseph will be greatly missed by his daughter, Jennifer (late Daniel) Woods; sons, Joseph S. (Amy) Oberheim and Todd (Kristina) Oberheim; grandchildren, Holly (Travis), Danny, Mackenzie (Charles), Jo Jo, Abigail, Nicholas, Katherine, Lucas, Josh, Crew, and Reese; great-grandchildren, Skyler, Sidney, Isla, Weston and Eli; and brother, Edward Oberheim.

Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Mary; loving and devoted wife of 52 years, Pinky and his sister, Rita Oberheim.

Family and friends may visit Wednesday, June 7th from 12:00 (Noon) to 1:45 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton. A funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 1:45 p.m. and arrive at St. Richard Catholic Church, where a Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. with Fr. Adam Hertzfeld presiding and Deacon Jerry Ziemkiewicz assisting. Military Rites will immediately follow and inurnment will take place at a later date at St. Richard's Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.

Residence: Swanton, Ohio

Visitation: Wednesday, June 7th from 12 (Noon) to 1:45 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton

Mass of Resurrection: Wednesday, June 7th at 2:00 pm at St. Richard Catholic Church

Interment: St. Richard's Cemetery

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We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Our condolences to the entire family.

Bob & Tracy Ramsey Jun 7 2017 12:00 AM

My condolences to all the family following the loss of Joe Sr. He has been blessed, to have almost two years to enjoy having his family taking such good care of him. His new church family will miss him and continue to pray for him and your family. Pinky is so glad to rejoice with you Joe. Ann Hallett

Ann Hallett Jun 5 2017 12:00 AM

Jen and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. So sorry for your loss.

Earl McGee Jun 5 2017 12:00 AM

What a wonderful man. I really enjoyed talking with him. What a pleasure to know him. So sorry for your loss. He is with another Angel Pinkie. Hugs and prayers to all the family.

Marsha Hassen Jun 4 2017 12:00 AM