Frederick "Mike" Hertel, 91, of Antwerp passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
Mike was born in Antwerp on July 5, 1921, a son of the late Abbie (Carr) and Frederick Hertel.
He served in the European Theater in U.S. Army during WW II. Mike was the owner at Hertel Jewelry but would be better remembered as Antwerp's Postmaster.
Mike was a member of Divine Mercy Parish; American Legion Post 253 & charter member of VFW Post 5087 and former Antwerp village council member.
On May 29, 1950 Mike married Hertha "Penny" Hertel, who died Nov. 12, 2011.
He will be sadly missed by 3 children, Micki (Doug) Dunakin & Jim, both of Antwerp & Ann (Ray) Steup of Yoder, IN; He is also preceded in death by his siblings, Caroline Sevey & Basil Hertel.
Viewing is Tuesday, 2-6 pm, with a vigil service at 6 pm at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp,
Viewing will also be Wednesday, 9 to 9:30 am at Dooley Funeral Home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Antwerp, on Wednesday, June 26th at 10 am.
He will be laid to rest at Maumee Cemetery, with military honors.
Memorials are to Divine Mercy Parish, 417 N. Main, Paulding 45879.
Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com