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Peter J. Herr
Peter J. Herr, loving husband, father, papa and brother, age 71, of Swanton, Ohio, tragically left this earth, Saturday, November 26, 2016, as the result of a hunting accident in Branch County, Michigan. The son of the late Cyrillus and Helena (Coesfeld), Pete was born in Metamora, Ohio on November 29, 1944. He attended St. Mary's School in Assumption and graduated from St. Mary's High School in 1962. Pete married the love of his life, Julie Schafer on February 27, 1965.
Pete was a 50-year member of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 50. He enjoyed bowling and golfing, but most of all, had a passion for the great outdoors. Whether it was hunting or just being outdoors and feeding the birds, he loved being surrounded by nature.
Pete was a member of the NRA, Lytton Fox Hunters, Holy Trinity Catholic Parish, Catholic Knights of Ohio, and Adams Conservation Club.
Pete will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 51 years, Julie; daughters, Lynda (John) Seabolt and Nancy Herr; grandchildren, Kasey (Jason) Hogan, Amanda (Sean) Seabolt-Martin, Nikolas Herr, Breana Seabolt (Mason) and Ian Seabolt; and 3 great-grandchildren, Brady, Landon and Addison. Pete is also survived by his brothers, Mike (Norma) Herr, Rick (Jill) Herr, Randy Herr, Dan (Auneta) Herr; sisters, Beth (Roger) Norris and Theresa Herr; special friend, Onalee Waldo, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Pete was preceded in death by special friend, Dick Waldo, and step-mother, Phyllis Herr.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 30th from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home, 204 Chestnut St. in Swanton 419.826.2631. A Funeral Mass will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Assumption. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Residence: Swanton, Ohio
Visitation: Wednesday, November 30th from 3 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton
Funeral Mass: Thursday, December 1st at 11:00 am at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Assumption
Interment: St. Mary's Cemetery
Dear Julie and Family, I received word of the death of Pete. Please count me among those who share your sorrow. It was a privilege to know him. He will be missed by everyone
Jan Fleming Dec 9 2016 12:00 AM
Julie.....I am so very sorry for your loss...I am shocked. My heart aches for you at this very difficult time....love to you Julie....Suzi
Suzi Gall Winters Dec 3 2016 12:00 AM
Mrs. Here, Lynda, John and Nancy, I am so very sorry to hear of Mr. Herr's sudden death. I have the most wonderful memories of your family and Mr. Herr's smiling through all of our noise, late nights and my eating all your food;) May the Lord himself be your comfort. Cling to Him as he carries you through this painful season. Jesus declared, "I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry, he who believes in me will never be thirsty." John 6:35 Sending hugs and prayers, Henrietta HJ
Julie Kertesz Roehl Dec 2 2016 12:00 AM
Dear Julie and family, I just found out today and am shocked and saddened! I will share this with the "golf course" family. I will also pray for you, Julie, and your family. Our deepest sympathy for your loss.
Karen Gerken, White Pines Golf Course Dec 1 2016 12:00 AM
John sorry for your family's loss. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Nathan Leibengood Nov 30 2016 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear of the death of Pete. We worked together several times. A great mechanic and a good friend.
Paul & Cecelia Wirick Nov 30 2016 12:00 AM
I am so sorry to hear of Pete's passing. Pete was also so pleasant to me while working at Dunbar, always had a smile on his face. My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time.
Theresa Nichols / Dunbar Mechanical Nov 30 2016 12:00 AM
Julie - My heart aches for you and your family. I am so sorry to hear this very sad and devastating news. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. You have my deepest sympathy and much love.
Jennifer Stevens Nov 30 2016 12:00 AM
Our deepest sympathy to the Herr family.
Sandy and John Hudik Nov 30 2016 12:00 AM
JULIE AND FAMILY. THE WORLD LOST A GOOD MAN SATURDAY NOV.26. WE LOST A WONDERFUL PERSON AND PRECIOUS FRIEND. PETE WILL BE MISSED' OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. WE WALK BESIDE YOU THIS WEEK IN REMEMBRANCE OF PETE FOR ALL HE HAS BEEN TOO FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
DAVID/SANDY DARASCAVAGE Nov 29 2016 12:00 AM