Lawrence J. “Larry” Michaels, 96, of Fostoria, passed away at 11:40 pm Sunday July 2, 2017 at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.
He was born August 20, 1920 in Tiffin to Edward A. and Florence Marie (Eichhorn) Michaels.
Surviving are nieces, Kathleen (Steve) Titus, Catawba Island, Marcia (Mike) Gruss, Fremont and Linda (Greg) Peiffer, Catawba Island. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Rosemary Wangler and Clare Michaels.
Larry was a WWII Army veteran and later retired from Chicago, Illinois as an apartment building doorman for over 30 years. He was a member of the Tiffin Knights of Columbus Council #608 and St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria. He was an avid Cleveland Indians and Notre Dame fan, who could recite with great detail the team’s statistics. He will be fondly remembered as a kind soul and true gentleman.
Visitation is Thursday July 6, 2017 from 4-7 pm at HOENING FUNERAL HOME 242 W. Tiffin St, Fostoria.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Friday at St. Wendelin Church with Rev. Todd Dominique presiding. A Rosary will be prayed at the church at 10 am. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Tiffin, where the Fostoria United Veterans will conduct military honors.
Memorials are suggested to St. Wendelin Church or the resident’s activity fund at Good Shepherd Home.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com.
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