John C. Hemmer Jr., 36, of Republic, passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at Mercy Tiffin Hospital, after a sudden illness.
John was born Feb. 4, 1976, in Sandusky, to John C. and Michaele (Hummel) Hemmer Sr. He married Tanya Hoover on May 22, 1999, in Fort Seneca, and she survives in Republic.
Survivors also include his two sons, Logan and Dominic of Republic; a brother, Jeremy Lattimore of Crescent Springs, Ky.; two sisters, Melissa (Mark) Snavely of Republic and Tiffany (Andrew) Atkins of Plymouth, Ind.; his mother and stepfather, Michaele (Douglas) Lantz of Tiffin; and his stepmother, Patricia Hemmer of Sandusky.
He was preceded in death by his father, John C. Hemmer Sr., and a sister, Tara Lynn Hemmer.
John was an assistant supervisor at Ameriwood Industries Inc., Tiffin. He was a 1994 graduate of Margaretta High School. He loved camping with his sons and being with his family.
His funeral is 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at Republic United Church of Christ with Pastor Darla Metz officiating. Burial will follow at Farewell Retreat Cemetery, Republic.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR 19, Bloomville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.lindseyoldsfh.com.