Richard P. "Dick" Gremling
Richard P. "Dick" Gremling, 79, of Point Place, passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at home. He was born on April 24, 1938 in Toledo, OH to Richard H. and Marie Gremling. Dick was a 1956 graduate of DeVilbiss High School where he played football. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Naval reserve. He worked at Textileather for over 40 years.
Dick had a wide circle of friends, and was always willing to lend a hand. An avid outdoorsman, he especially enjoyed deer hunting and target shooting, as well as almost any sport. He was very involved in his children's activities, including scouting and coaching softball. He was a long time member of Cooley Canal Yacht Club and served as past President of Elmore Conservation Club. He enjoyed spending winters in Punta Gorda, Florida for over 10 years.
Dick was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Marilyn, son, Mark, parents, and brother, Larry. He is survived by his children, Kathy Shiets, TX; Michael (Alison) Shiets, TX; Sue (Fred) Sherman; Dianne (Ed) Grant; Linda (Jerry) Contreras; and Linda Marie (Tim) Shipman, VA, several grandchildren including Matthew, Sheri, Andrew, Allison, and Trena, and also several great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his very significant other, Della Brunton and four legged friend, Lilly.
Viewing will be on Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 2 to 5pm and 6 to 8pm at the David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 1pm. Father David Cirata will be officiating. Interment will be held at Restlawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Elmore Conservation Club, P.O. Box 231, Curtis, OH 43412
The family wishes to thank Dr. Joseph Peyton and Dr. Paul Berlacher for their excellent care of Dad.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com.
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