Frederick C. Birmelin, 75, Sandusky, died Friday, July 30, 2010, in Firelands Regional Medical Center.
He was born Aug. 12, 1934, in Mansfield, Ohio. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Fred was a retired employee of Delphi in Sandusky. He was a member of American Legion Post 83, Sandusky, and the U.A.W.
He is survived by his wife, Wilma (Hale) Birmelin, to whom he was married 42 years; children, Tim (Deb) Birmelin of Florida, Vicki (Kevin) Fuson of Galion, Ohio, Kris (Mike) Hermes of Sandusky, Amy Roth of Findlay, Ohio, and Lisa Frederick of Sandusky; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frederick G. and Nellie Belle (Smith) Birmelin; and sisters, Virginia Walters and Phyllis Marfia.
Private family visitation and services will be observed in Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky; the Rev. Ken Hiser will officiate. American Legion Post 83 will perform military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to Firelands Regional Medical Center, Three Towers, 1111 Hayes Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be shared at toftfh.com.