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Douglas "Doug" R. Elmer

February 10, 1963 — April 23, 2018

Douglas R. Elmer, 55, of Gibsonburg passed away on Monday, Apr. 23, 2018 at UTMC. He was born on Feb. 10, 1963 in Fremont, the son of Walter and Ruth “Susie” (Balsizer) Elmer. 

As an all-around athlete, Doug graduated from Gibsonburg High School in 1981 and attended Miami of Ohio University on a football scholarship.  He later gained his Journeymen’s certificate, worked at Chrysler Jeep as an electrician and was a member of the UAW Local 12.

Doug enjoyed sports and loved watching his family participate.  He was a very proud brother and uncle.  He was also a member of Faith United Methodist Church, Gibsonburg.

He is survived by his parents of Gibsonburg; sisters, Kim Hill, Pam (Tony) Mazurek, Debby (Steven) Cantrell and Susan (Chip) Henderson, all of Gibsonburg; nieces and nephews Heather (Jim) Hall, Lindsay (Clyde) Ickes, Andrew & Abby Cantrell, Emily Mazurek and Libby & Tyler Henderson; and great niece, Ali Ce Ickes.

Doug is preceded in death by a baby sister and his grandparents.

Friends and Family will be welcomed on Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 1-8 p.m. at the Herman-Veh Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Gibsonburg. Funeral Services will Friday, Apr. 27, 11 a.m. at Faith United Methodist Church where visitation will begin at 10 a.m.  Rev. Max Ulderich will officiate.

Burial will be at West Union Cemetery, Gibsonburg.

Memorial donations may be directed to Faith United Methodist Church or the Gibsonburg Athletic Dept.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, April 26, 2018

1:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Herman-Veh Funeral Home & Cremation Services

319 W Madison St, Gibsonburg, OH 43431

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Visitation

Friday, April 27, 2018

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Faith United Methodist Church

795 W Madison St, Gibsonburg, OH 43431

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Funeral Services

Friday, April 27, 2018

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Faith United Methodist Church

795 W Madison St, Gibsonburg, OH 43431

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