May 6, 1932 - March 24, 2007
SANDUSKY Paul B. Kreidler, 74, of Sandusky, died Saturday at the Stein Hospice Care Center.
He was born May 6, 1932 in Sandusky and was a 1951 graduate of St. Mary's High School.
He was an Army veteran.
He was employed by Union Chain for 17 years, New Departure Hyatt as a tool and die maker, for 29 1/2 years, retiring in 1997 and a self employed farmer.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Erie County Conservation League, National Rifle Association, former president of the Firelands Pioneer Power Association, American Legion Post 83, Sandusky, and loved restoring tractors, belonging to several tractor clubs and gardening.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Anna (Wehle) Kreidler; sons and daughters-in-law, David and Pamela Kreidler of North Olmsted, Donald and Suzanne Kreidler of Sandusky and Father Rodney Kreidler of Fairview Park; a daughter and son-in-law, Loriann and Scot Mayhorne of Sandusky; three grandchildren; sisters, Ann Losey of Sandusky and Louise Nees of Myrtle Beach, SC; and nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lucas and Margaret (Kneissler) Kreidler; and a brother, Herbert Kreidler.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, where prayer services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky. His son, The Rev. Rodney Kreidler will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Sandusky, with the American Legion Post 83 Honor Guard presenting the flag.
Memorial gifts may be sent to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870 or to St. Mary's Catholic Church.