Calvin R. Schmitz

Calvin R. Schmitz, 87, of Fostoria, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.

He was born Aug. 28, 1925, in Fostoria, to Robert Henry and Amelia E. (Cook) Schmitz. He married Beatrice G. Wechter Oct. 15, 1955, in North Auburn, and she survives in Fostoria.

Also surviving are six children, Michael C. Schmitz, Thomas R. Schmitz, Julie (Bob) Derck, Nancy Allison and Jeffrey A. Schmitz, all of Fostoria, and Douglas T. (Dorene) Schmitz of Northwood; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson; and a brother, Anthony Schmitz of Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Theresa Schmitz; a brother, Aldred L. Schmitz; and three sisters, Patricia Sheeter, Eltheldred Ward and Marjorie Matthews.

He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran.

Visitation is 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, where a Christian wake service will be at 5:45 p.m.

His Mass of Christian burial is 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, where a rosary will be prayed at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery, where the United Veterans of Fostoria will provide military honors.

Memorials are suggested to St. Wendelin Church, Alzheimer’s Association or Community Hospice Care, Seneca County.