Herbert E. Uhde
MANSFIELD — Herbert E. Uhde, 88, of Mansfield passed away Sunday morning, June 8, 2008, at Hospice House of North Central Ohio in Ashland.
Herb was born in Germany on July 8, 1919, to Richard F. and Bertha (Meyer) Uhde. He came to the United States and to Mansfield in 1924, and graduated from Mansfield Senior High School. He was a veteran of World War II where he served in the U.S. Army. Herb retired from Tappan as a supervisor after 34 years of employment. He was a member of the Tappan 25 Year Club and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
Herb enjoyed all sporting events, including his grandchildren and great-grandchildren’s. He was a loving husband and caretaker for his wife before she died. A great guy, Herb never met a stranger.
Herb is survived by two sons, Daryl Uhde and Kim Manas of Apple Valley, and Tom and Carla Uhde of Mansfield; five grandchildren, Sarah (Stephen) Rizzo, Laura Yeager, both of Mansfield, Eric (Amy) Uhde of Bird Creek, Alaska, Ryan (Rosanna) Uhde of Brecksville, and Kevin (Jenny) Uhde of Mansfield; five great-grandchildren, Emily and Madalynn Yeager, Ethan, Julia and Sydney Rizzo.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva Marie Uhde, in May 2002; his parents; two brothers, Richard Uhde and William Uhde.
Friends may call Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Herlihy-Tinsman Funeral Home, 173 Park Ave. West, where funeral service will be Thursday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Denise Marikis officiating. Interment will be in Mansfield Catholic Cemetery with members of the Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail conducting military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio. Visit www.herlihy-tinsman.com.