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d. March 23, 2010

Herman J. Logsdon, age 86 formerly of Gibson Street, died at 4:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at Elmwood Assisted Living in Fremont.

Herman was born to the late Wilfrid and Emma (Reinhart) Logsdon on June 7, 1923 in Carey. He married Rita Ann Myers on October 9, 1948 at Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church in Carey. She preceded him in death on April 26, 1990.

He is survived by three sons, Roger Logsdon of Tiffin, Daniel (Margaret) Logsdon of Bowling Green, and Tim (Maureen) Logsdon of Mechanicsville, Va.; three daughters, Dianne (Monte) Scott of Tiffin, Linda (Robert) Kitchenman of Feasterville, Pa. and Michele (Fred) Bailey of Port Townsend, Wash.; 12 grandchildren; four step grandchildren;10 great-grandchildren; six step great-grandchildren; five brothers, Herman’s twin brother, Harold Logsdon of Fostoria, Lawrence Logsdon and Patrick Logsdon both of Upper Sandusky, Joseph Logsdon of Findlay, Father Wilfrid Logsdon of Brunswick, Ga.; and one sister Elizabeth Powell of Carey

Herman was preceded in death by an infant son, Gregory, a granddaughter, Lisa Kitchenman, and three brothers, James, Edmund and Eugene Logsdon.

Herman graduated in 1941 from Salem High School in Carey. He served in the United States Marine Corp. during World War II where he achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant. He participated in the Philippine Island Campaign as an aircraft electrician. Herman was an electrician at General Electric Company, Tiffin, retiring after 38 years. He was also a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and the Holy Name Society.

Family and friends may call from 4-8 p.m., Friday, March 26, 2010 at Traunero Funeral Home, 214 South Monroe St., Tiffin, Ohio, 44883, 419-447-3113. A wake service will be held at 3:45 p.m.

Prayers will be said at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 27, at the funeral home, followed by the funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with the Reverends Joseph Szybka and Wilfrid Logsdon concelebrating the Mass. The rosary will be said 20 minutes prior to the Mass. Burial will be immediately following in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. The United Veteran’s Council of Seneca County will perform military rites at the grave side.

Memorials may be made to Calvert Catholic Schools, Community Hospice Care of Tiffin, and the Alzheimer’s Association in care of Traunero Funeral Home.

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