Herbert Wolf


SHERWOOD -- Herbert L. Wolf, 81, Sherwood, Ohio, went to join Sharon, his wife of 52 years, on January 11, 2013.

He was born April 5, 1931 in Ney, Ohio, the son of Elmer and Hazel (Wagner) Wolf. On May 18, 1953, he married Sharon Cooper, who preceded him in death in 2006.

Survivors include a daughter and three sons, Peggy Wolf of Sherwood, Ohio, Michael Wolf, Bryan, Ohio, Brian Wolf, Noble, Oklahoma, Larry Wolf, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He had seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Irene (Bob) Scantlen, of Ney, Ohio.

Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Sharon Wolf; a daughter, Laura Wolf; a brother, Larry Wolf; two sisters, Preseida and Denelda Wolf; and a great-grandchild, Lillian Poirier-Dixon.

Herb retired after being a supervisor at Purolator Courier, Defiance, for 30 years. He was also an Army veteran from 1948-1951 and 1953-1956, during the Korean War, receiving the Purple Heart and many other medals of honor. He also achieved the rank of staff sergeant. Herb was a life member of the Sherwood VFW Post. He really enjoyed bowling and fishing and he generously gave to many charities.

Herb was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who loved his family and his bowling buddies.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Hanenkrath-Clevenger-Schaffer Funeral Home, Defiance, with the Rev. Bill Mesaeh officiating. Burial will follow at Myers Cemetery, with graveside services by the Defiance VFW Post 3360. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m., and one hour prior to the services on Thursday. Memorial contributions may be directed to a charity of the donor's choice. He was loved and will be missed by us.

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  • Bowled with Herb at C&H with the retirees occasionally and want to offer my condolences. Dave Memmer

  • To the family, I am so sorry to read of Herb's death. My heart and prayers go out to you. Faye Willitzer Holbrook