John E. ‘Jack’ Wangler
John E. “Jack” Wangler, 90, of Tiffin, passed away Tuesday evening, Sept. 4, 2018, at Elmwood at the Shawhan.
He was born March 23, 1928, in Buffalo, New York, to Emil and Viola Wangler.
Survivors include his son, Russell (Laura) Wangler of Columbus; a daughter-in-law, Michele Misko-Wangler of Chagrin Falls; five grandchildren, Alexis, Brooke, Mackenzie, Emily and Tommy; and a brother, Gerald Wangler.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, David W. Wangler; and two brothers, William and Jim Wangler.
Jack was an usher and devout member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and graduated from high school in New York and State University of New York College of Buffalo.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After returning home, he worked at American Standard in New York as a draftsman and personnel manager for American Standard in Connecticut and, in 1972, settled in Tiffin before retiring from American Standard 1991 as personnel manager. Jack volunteered and belonged to everything, including Tiffin Rotary Club, where he held many offices and received numerous awards for his outstanding commitment to the club; Junior Achievement adviser and past president; past president of Tiffin-Seneca United Way; and ambassador for the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Services. Throughout the years, Jack received many awards and recognition for his dedication to social clubs and organizations. He was an Ohio State University fan, enjoyed golfing and a great martini at 5 o’clock sharp!
Jack will be remembered for his infectious smile, his gift of conversation, his unrelenting service and kindheartedness to everyone. He was here 90 short years, but accomplished so much.
Friends may visit with the family 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424.
His Mass of Christian burial will begin 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with the Rev. Joseph Szybka officiating. A rosary will be prayed 20 minutes prior to Mass. Burial will be at a later date in New York.
Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities at ccdocle.org or to a local social club or organization to which Jack dedicated so much of his time.
Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneral