Paul V. Huss Sr., 91, of Tiffin, passed away Friday morning, Jan. 18, 2013, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin.
He was born March 26, 1921, in Tiffin, to Arthur J. and Bertha (Bolander) Huss. He married Amabilis "Dee" Demonte Feb. 2, 1946, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, and she preceded him in death Oct. 5, 2012.
Survivors include three sons, Paul V. (Paula) Huss Jr. of Tiffin, Charles P. (Linda) Huss of Dunbar, W.Va., and James R. (Michelle) Huss of Palm Harbor, Fla.; three daughters, Judith K. (Dean) Walliser of Lancaster, Susan E. (John) Wampler of Union and Mary Ann Rumschlag of Clearwater, Fla.; a brother, Bernard Huss of Cleveland; three sisters, Agnes (Charles) Roth of Tiffin, Rita (Richard) Kappus of Toledo and Helen (Gene) Packham of Indianapolis, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two expected great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Bill, John and Tom Huss; and one sister, Pat Hager.
Paul attended St. Joseph grade school and graduated in 1940 from Calvert High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and served 18 months in Alaska and later served 17 months in India. He was a chief stock clerk at National Machinery, retiring in 1983, and was a member of the Quarter Century Club. Paul was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Tiffin, and assisted the church with funerals, and was also a member of Tiffin Moose Lodge No. 846, Eagles Aerie No. 402, V.F.W. Tiffin Post No. 2858, K of C No. 608, American Legion Post No. 169, Holy Name Society, Serra Club, Calvert Athletic Boosters, and served on Tiffin City Council for 10 years. Paul enjoyed traveling, golf, bowling, playing cards and was an avid Cleveland Indians fan.
His Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Tiffin, with the Rev. Gary Walters officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery with military honors being conducted by the United Veterans Council. A rosary will be prayed 20 minutes prior to Mass.
Friends may visit with the family from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424. The National Machinery Quarter Century Club will meet in body at 7 p.m. A Christian wake service will begin at 4:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Home or St. Mary Catholic Church.
Letters of condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.