Warren G. Holzhauser, age 93, of Berlinville, died Nov. 13, 2013, in Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky.
He was born Aug. 23, 1920, in Norwalk, and lived in Berlin Township his entire life. He was a 1938 graduate of Berlin Heights High School.
After completing Officers Training, he served in the Merchant Marine as a Navigator aboard several ships during World War II in the North Atlantic and South Pacific. He farmed and also worked as a skilled machinist at New Departure in Sandusky, where he retired in 1983. For the past 30 years he enjoyed the snowbird life in Yuma, Ariz., with his wife. He was a member of the Berlin Heights Echoes and the Berlin Heights Historical Society. During his retirement years he enjoyed traveling, lapidary, and stained glass.
He is survived by his wife of almost 69 years, Frances (Jenkins); his daughters, Marie “Mimi” (David) Lowe of Denver, Colo., Linda (Joseph) Miller of Sanibel Island, Fla., and Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Sue Himelstein and Charles Balber, of Los Angeles; grandchildren, Aaron (Angelica) Lowe, Adam Lowe, Anne (David) McCall, Jeffrey (Lauren) Miller; great-grandchildren, William, Asher, and Joy McCall, and Cortland and Hadley Miller; a sister, Arlene Kaiser of Sandusky; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Irene (Thomas) Holzhauser; a sister, Helen Clements; and a brother, Howard, in infancy.
The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Morman-Hinman-Tanner Funeral Home, 38 South Street, Berlin Heights. Private inurnment will take place at Berlinville Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be shared at mormanfuneralhome.com.