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John Urban Wurm

December 31, 1946 — July 6, 2022


John Urban Wurm, 75, of Tiffin, died at 10:44 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at Heritage Village of Waterville.  He was born December 31, 1946, in Bellevue, to Vincent P. and Rita Veronica (Schalk) Wurm.  He married Bernadette Meyers August 4, 1972, in Reed Assumption Catholic Church, Reed and she survives.

Other survivors include, two daughters, Angela M. (Michael) Kiesel of Tiffin, Victoria Wurm of Saline, Michigan; a grandson, Christian Kiesel; a brother, Thomas Wurm of Tiffin and a sister, Mary (Ronald) Schaar of Sewickley, Pennsylvania.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Sarah Miller.

John was a 1966 Calvert High School graduate, attended Tiffin University.  He served in the United States Navy during Vietnam.  He received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.    He worked at General Electric, Tiffin and also at Whirlpool, Findlay and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin.

Visitation will be 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 12, 2022, Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St. Tiffin, Ohio 44883 (419) 447-3113.

Funeral Mass will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 12, 2022,  at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Anthony Coci officiating.  The rosary will be recited 30 minutes prior to the Mass at the church.  Burial will take place in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.  The Seneca County United Veterans Council will perform military honors at the grave site.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church and Fisher House Foundation.

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Tuesday, July 12, 2022

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Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory

214 South Monroe Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

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Tuesday, July 12, 2022

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St. Joseph Catholic Church

36 Melmore Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

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Tuesday, July 12, 2022

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