Gerald Fahning

Apr 20, 2014

Aug. 21, 1933 - Sept. 26, 2007

Gerald J. "Jerry" Fahning, 74, of Milan, died Wednesday at Gaymont Nursing Home following an extended illness.

He was born Aug. 21, 1933 in Buffalo, N.Y. He retired from the Ford Motor Company in 1992 after 32 years of service and was a United States Navy veteran. He was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Milan. He enjoyed horses and was a blacksmith. He enjoyed bowling, football and playing cards.

Survivors include twin daughters: Michelle (Frank) Kromer and Kelly (Sean) Schaffer, both of Norwalk, son: Timothy (Sharon) Fahning, of Milan, four grandchildren: and a brother: Bill Fahning, Buffalo, NY.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Orville and Edna (Chadwick) Fahning, and his wife: Violet (Doleski) Fahning.

Friends may call from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the Groff Funeral Home, One S. Main St., Milan where prayers will be recited at 9:30 followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian burial in St. Anthony Catholic Church, Milan. The Rev. Frank Speier will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Edison Music Boosters, 2603 Ohio 113, Berlin Heights, Ohio 44814, or Christie Lane School, 306 S. Norwalk Road, Norwalk, Ohio 44857.