Herman E. Kiesel, age 95 of 175 Shady Lane, Norwalk, Ohio and formerly of Tiffin, O. died at 6:14 P.M., Monday, September 9, 2013 at the Norwalk Memorial Home.
He was born on April 18,1918 in Seneca County, O. to Henry and Mabel (Schubert) Kiesel. He married Frances (Sherman) Kiesel on November 8, 1945 and she died on October 5,2010.
Surviving are the following children: Larry R. (Susan) Kiesel, North Fairfield, O. and Penny (Dale) Mertz, Bay City, Texas. Also surviving are 3 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great- grandchild.
He was preceded in death by 1 sister Laverne and 1 brother Richard besides his wife and parents. He was a graduate of Tiffin Columbian High School, was a retired mechanic and farmer. He was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church and was a lifetime member of Tiffin VFW.
He served in the Army during WW ll where he was involved in the Normandy Invasion in which he received 6 Bronze Stars. For hobbies Herman loved woodworking and liked to collect all kinds of clocks and watches.
Funeral services for Herman will be held on Saturday, September 14,2013 at 11:00 A.M., at the Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore, O. with the Rev. Matt Garrabrant officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore, O. where the Sycamore American Legion Post # 250 will conduct a military graveside service.
Visitation will be held on Friday, September 13,2013 from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to either the Harmony United Methodist Church or Stein Hospice in care of Walton-Moore Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350, Sycamore, Ohio 44882.