Dale B. Heilman



Dale B. Heilman, 83, of Fostoria, passed away Monday afternoon, August 28, 2017 at ProMedica Toledo Hospital.

He was born March 11, 1934 in Old Fort to the late Carlton L. and Thelma M. (Holsinger) Heilman. He married Katherine Rothert in August of 1973 and she died July 16, 1987. He then married Theresa M. (Kiebel) Reiter November 30, 1996 and she survives in Fostoria.

Also surviving are six children, Becki Heilman, Wyoming, Kathleen (David) Huff, Sandusky, Janet Chapman, Tiffin, Barbara (Charles) Houser, Norwalk, David (Tineka) Heilman, Kansas and Bryan Heilman, Bloomdale; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; six step-children, Mark R. (Joyce) Reiter, Carey, NC, Sarah (Steve) Toukan, Westerville, T. Jeffrey (Colleen) Reiter, Dearborn Heights, MI, Nicholas A. Reiter, Fostoria, Elizabeth M. (George) Shiekh, Lakewood and Jacob M. (Sue) Reiter, Ballston Spa, NY; 13 step-grandchildren; 4 step-great grandchildren; brother, Donnie (Pat) Heilman, Tiffin; and brother-in-law, Virgil Fortney, Tiffin.

He was also preceded in death a daughter, Robyn Hodgkinson; brothers, Carl and Wayne Heilman; and a sister, Mildred Fortney.

Dale was a 1952 graduate of Old Fort High School. He grew up on a farm and had been a longtime member of the Old Fort United Methodist Church and an Old Fort Volunteer Fireman and former member of the Tiffin Moose. He retired from the Basic, Inc., Bettsville in 1996 after 44 years of service and was a member of the Quarter Century Club. He is a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria.

Visitation is Friday September 1, 2017 from 4-8 at HOENING & SON FUNERAL HOME 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.

Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Saturday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria with Rev. Todd Dominique celebrant. Burial will follow at Pleasant Union Cemetery, Old Fort.

Memorials are suggested to St. Wendelin Church and School or the Old Fort Volunteer Fire Department.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com



Friday, September 1, 2017 from 4-8 pm

133 W. Tiffin Street, Fostoria, OH, 44830

Hoening & Son Funeral Home

  Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 10:30 am

323 N. Wood Street, Fostoria, Ohio 44830

St. Wendelin Catholic Church

  Burial & Committal Service

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Old Fort, Ohio

Pleasant View Cemetery, Old Fort

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Jerry L. Copeland

Message from Chaplain’s office
Remembering: Dale B. Heilman,
Let not your heart be troubled; ye believe in God, believe also in me. To the Heilman family, are in our prayers. God Bless You All.

Jerry L. Copeland Director of Spiritual Life
Good Shepherd Home Fostoria, Ohio

 Posted September 5, 2017 - 1:46pm
Lori Binkley Mann

I'm sorry to hear of Dale's passing. You and your extended family are in my prayers.

 Posted September 2, 2017 - 12:31pm
Sr. Christine Marie Foos, SND

Dear Theresie

I just saw Dale's obituary in the Toledo Blade. Please accept my deepest sympathy for you and your family during this difficult time. You can be assured of my prayers for Dale, but especially for you and your family. Many times when visiting at your home, I can remember Dale being there and joining in on our conversations! May Jesus be your peace!
Sincerely and with love and prayers, Sr. Christine

 Posted August 31, 2017 - 7:56pm
Glenn Weyant

You have my deepest sympathy on the death of Dale. We spent many years together at Basic

 Posted August 30, 2017 - 10:17pm

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