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Obituaries

George L. Hall
Friday, February 1, 1952
George L. Hall, 70, a former Sandusky bricklayer, died unexpectedly Friday morning at the home of a niece in Oak Harbor, where he had resided for the past two years. Surviving are two brothers, Henry J. and Chris J. Hall, both of Sandusky and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends may call Saturday afternoon at the Robinson Funeral Home, Oak Harbor, where services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, the Rev. Mr. Shoup, officiating. Burial is to be in Oakland Cemetery, Sandusky.



Mrs. Celestia Hansen
Saturday, January 26, 1952
Mrs. Celestia Hansen, 76, a Sandusky resident for 25 years, died Saturday morning at Good Samaritan Hospital after a lingering illness. She made her home with a daughter, Mrs. Elda Biglow, 165 Oakland-av. Surviving, in addition to the daughter, are four sons, Carl and Louis of Cleveland, Edgar of Toledo and Gordon Guerdon of Sandusky, and a sister, Mrs. Merle Evans, New Washington, O.
Friends may call at the Keller Funeral Home after 7 p.m. Sunday. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.


Monday, January 28, 1952
Services for Mrs. Celestia Hansen, 76, who died Saturday, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Keller Funeral Home, the Rev. Theodore Stellhorn, Jr., officiating. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home. Among survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Elda Bigelow, 65 Oakland-av., with whom she made her home, and Mrs. Gertrude Evans, New Washington, O., four sons, Carl and Lewis of Cleveland, Gordon Guerdon of Sandusky, and Edgar of Toledo; 14 grandchildren and three great grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Dora Beard, St. Stephen's, O.

Wednesday, January 30, 1952
Rites for Mrs. Celestia Hansen were held Tuesday afternoon at the Keller Funeral Home, the Rev. Theodore Stellhorn, Jr., officiating. Burial was in Bellevue Cemetery. Pallbearers were Edward, Jack, Richard and Charles Hansen, and Ervin Wezloff.

Fredericka Harpel
HARPEL – At her home, 1907 Camp st., Saturday, July 26, 1930, at 11:05 p.m., Mrs. Fredericka Harpel, wife of Henry Harpel, aged 64 years, 11 months and 10 days.  Funeral from the residence, July 29, at 1:30 p.m., with services at Zion Lutheran church at 2 p.m., the Rev. Theo. Stellhorn officiating.  Interment in Oakland cemetery.  Friends invited. [Sandusky Register (Sandusky, OH) – Tuesday, July 29, 1930]

Fredericka Harple
Funeral services for Mrs. Fredericka Harple, wife of Henry Harple, who died Saturday evening at 11:05 at the residence, 1907 Camp-st., will be held at the residence this aftermoon at 1:30 with services at the Zion Lutheran church at 2 o’clock.  Rev. Theo J. C. Stellhorn will officiate and burial will be made in Oakland Cemetery.  Mrs. Harple was a well known resident of this city and was aged 64 years, 11 months and 10 days.  Surviving her are her husband, five daughter, Mrs. Ed. Hemmer, Mrs. Harry Smith, Mrs. Robert Stiewe and Mrs. Ernest Scott, all of this city, and Mrs. Emil Boo[s ?], Jr., of Huron, four sons, James, Ralph, Fred and Frank Harple, all of this city; five sisters, Mrs. A. Daniels of Ceylon, Mrs. William Behrens, Mrs. Ida O’Rork and Mrs. Milo Weaver all of Berlin Heights, and the Miss Anna Hindebrandt of Cleveland; four brothers, Frank  of LaGrange, Ohio, and Charles, Arthur and John Hildebrandt, all of Berlin Heights; 29 grandchildren, two great-grand-children, and other relatives. [Sandusky Register (Sandusky, OH) – Tuesday, July 29, 1930]


J. B. Hart
Former Sanduskian Dead
J. B. Hart, a former resident of Sandusky, died Tuesday at his home at Toledo after a long and painful illness. He was well known among vessel men along the lakes. The funeral will take place tomorrow.
[Sandusky Daily Register Dec 13, 1899 -Sub. by Carole Dick]


Mrs. Catherine Hartung
Friday January 11th, 1952
Mrs. Catherine Hartung, 88, widow of Adam, died at her home, 1003 First Street, Friday afternoon.

A Sandusky resident for many years, Mrs. Hartung is survived by three daughters, Mrs. David Nelson, Detroit, and Mrs. Anna Brown and Miss Esther Hartung, both of Sandusky; two sons, Henry and Walter Hartung, Sandusky; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild, and a sister, Mrs. Anna Dolch, Sandusky. A son, William, preceded her in death in 1936.
Friends may call at the home after 7 o clock tonight, where private services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, the Rev. William Fusco, officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.


Monday January 14th, 1952
Private services were held at the home, 1003 First Street, Monday afternoon for Mrs. Catherine Hartung, the Rev. William Fusco, officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery. Pallbearers were Charles Brown, Robert and Eugene Hartung, Floyd Kiefer, Ben Trapp and Walter Dolch.



Albert Hartzel
Sandusky, May 8 -
John W. McQuiston, 83, Company K, thirty-second regiment, O.V.I., admitted July 12, 1---, from Marion, and Albert Hartzel, 83, Company G, 150th regiment, O.V.I., admitted June 10, 1913 from Wyoming, Hamilton county, died at Ohio Soldiers' and Sailors' home yesterday. [Plain Dealer, May 9, 1918]

Frederick W. Heindorf
Thursday, February 7, 1952
Frederick W. Heindorf, 73, retired Pennsylvania Railroad employe, died early Thursday at the home of a nephew and niece, Mr. and Mrs. Leland Wuertz, 517 Camp-st. A member Zion Lutheran Church, the Moose Lodge and the Brotherhood of Railway Maintenance, Mr. Heindorf is survived by three sisters, Mrs. William Windisch, Mrs. John Wolf and Mrs. Joseph Wuertz, all of Sandusky.
Friends may call at the Frey Funeral home after 7 p.m. Friday, where services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, the Rev. Theodore Stellhorn, Jr., officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemtery.

Tuesday, February 12, 1952
Rites for Frederick W. Heindorf were held Monday afternoon at the Frey Funeral Home, the Rev. Theodore Stellhorn, officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery. Pallbearers were Murland Wuertz, Ray Van Blarcum, Ray Windisch, Ray Grundler, John Wolf, Jr., and William Wolf.

Solomon Helsel
Sandusky Jun 2 -
Solomon Helsel, 73, Company B, 1--th O.V.I. died at the Ohio Soldiers and Sailors' home today. He was admitted to the home in 1910 from Alliance. A son Frank J. Helsel, lives at Salem.
[Plain Dealer, June 3, 1917]

James Hess
Saturday, January 12, 1952
James Hess, 85, former employe of the Klotz Machine Co. and resident of Sandusky and vicinity over 70 years, died early Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital following an illness of several months. He resided at 145 Prospect-st and was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Surviving are his widow; a son, Roy of Sandusky; three grandchildren and two brothers, Harry and Charles, both of Entriken, Pa.
Friends may call at the Lutz Funeral Home after noon Sunday, where services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, the Rev. J. A. Griffith, officiating. Burial will be in Castalia Cemetery.


Wednesday, January 16, 1952
Rites for James Hess were held at the Lutz Funeral Home Tuesday afternoon, the Rev. J. A. Griffith, officiating. Burial was in Castalia Cemetery. Pallbearers were Donald Hess, Earl Flowers, Glenn Galloway, Lewis and Emerson Karbler and Lloyd Miller.

Mrs. Cora Helget Higgins
Saturday, February 9, 1952
Mrs. Cora Heiget Higgins, wife of Russell C. Higgins, a former resident of Castalia and for the past 15 years living in Detroit and Dearborn, Mich., died at her home, 23611 Fordson-dr, in Dearborn this morning after a lingering illness. Survivors, besides her husband include four aunts, Mrs. William Felske, Castalia; Mrs. George Reminger, Toledo; Mrs. Hugo Beckerer, Sandusky, and Miss Edith Krueger, Castalia, and four uncles, William and Charles Krueger of Castalia and John and Martin Helget of Sandusky. Mrs. Higgins was preceded in death by her father, Anthony T. Helget on Nov. 14, 1950, and by her mother, Mrs. Hannah Krueger Helget, Jan 20, 1951.
The body will be brought from the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home in Dearborn to the Frey Funeral Home here, where friends may call after 7 p.m. Monday, and where services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, the Rev. C. J. Renner, officiating. Burial will be in Castalia Cemtery.


Wednesday, February 13, 1952
Services for Mrs. Cora H. Higgins, wife of Russell C., former Castalia resident, were held Tuesday afternoon at the Frey Funeral Home, the Rev. C. J. Renner, officiating. Burial was in Castalia Cemetery. Pallbearers were J.V. Corr, F.C. Shebley, L.A. Jenkins, C.G. Simon, W.J. Reick and H.J. Koehn.

Thomas Highway
Saturday, February 16, 1952
Thomas Highway, 61, World War 1 veteran, died at the Soldiers Home Hospital early Saturday. A native of Greenville, Pa., Mr. Highway served at U.S. Hospital No. 31, in the Army Medical Corps. Survivors include a son, Donald, serving with the armed forces in Korea. Services will be held at 9 a.m. Monday at the Soldiers' Home, the Rev. C.A. Sundberg, chaplain, officiating. Burial will be in the Home Cemetery. The Keller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Alice E. Hildebrand
Berlin Heights, June 21 – Mrs. Alice E. Hildebrand, 70, wife of Frank, died during the night at her home in nearby Collins.  She had moved there 18 months ago from North Fairfield.  She was born in Avon, N.Y. Surviving besides the husband are on daughter, Mrs. Marcella Wolf, Elyria; three sons, Golden and Victor, both Elyria and Ray, Lagrange; 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren.  Two sisters, Mrs. Pearl Franklin, North Fairfield and Mrs. Elizabeth King, Ripley and two brothers, George Goldsmith, Fitchville and Edwin, Elyria.  Three daughters preceded her in death. The body is at the Hinman Funeral Home here where friends may call and where services will be held at 2 p.m. (dst) Thursday.  Burial is to be in the Fitchville Cemetery. [Sandusky Register (Sandusky, OH) – Tuesday, June 21, 1949, note: Surname should be Hildebrandt]

Louise Hildebrand
Berlin Heights – Mrs. Louise Hildebrand, 77, died Monday in Toledo State Hospital. Surviving are a son, Fred, Detroit; daughter, Mrs. June Jenkins, Madison, Ohio; five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Private services were held this afternoon in Hinman Funeral Home, the Rev. Harvey Parker officiating, with burial in Riverside Cemetery. [The Sandusky Register (Sandusky, OH) – Wednesday, September 16, 1959]

Anna L. Hildebrandt
Berlin Heights, April 7 – Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Hinman funeral Home for Anna L. Hildebrandt, 70, who died Saturday afternoon at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cleveland, where she had been a nurse for 35 years. The Rev. Harvey Parker will officiate and interment will be in Cleveland. Miss Hildebrandt was a graduate of the Berlin Heights school in 1905 and later graduated from Providence Hospital School of Nursing, Sandusky.  She was a nurse in World War I, returning to Cleveland after her service.  Surviving are sisters Mrs. Ashbul Daniels, Mrs. Ida O’Rorke, and Mrs. Milo Weaver of Berlin Heights, and a brother, Frank, of Collins, O.  [Sandusky Register (Sandusky, OH) – Monday, April 7, 1958]

Arthur H. Hildebrand
Berlin Heights, May 26 – Arthur H. Hildebrand, well-known local resident, died unexpectedly in Good Samaritan Hospital, Sandusky, early Saturday morning from injuries said to have been received late yesterday when a tractor he was operating went over a bank at the back of his lot on South st. and overturned on him. Aged 54 years, Mr. Hildebrand was born at Ceylon.  An employe of the American Shipbuilding Co., Lorain, he was a veteran of World War I.  He was a member of the Congregational Church and the Knights of Pythias Lodge, here. Survivors include his widow, Clara, and several sisters. Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Hinman Funeral Home with the Rev. Joseph H. Dudley, officiating.  Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. [The Sandusky Register Star-News (Sandusky, OH) – Saturday, May 26, 1945]

A. A. Hildebrandt
Members of the Knights of Pythias and Pythian Sisters, Berlin Heights, are requested to attend the funeral of A. A. Hildebrandt at 2:30 o’clock Tuesday afternoon at the Hinman Funeral Home, Berlin Heights. [The Sandusky Register Star-News (Sandusky, OH) – Monday, May 28, 1945]


Phillip J. Himmelein
Tuesday, January 29, 1952
Phillip James Himmelein, 30, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred T. Himmelein, 123 46th-st, died Tuesday morning at Cincinnati Good Samaritan Hospital. A World War 2 veteran of service with the Air Force, Mr. Himmelein is survived by his widow, the former Ila Beatty of Kelleys Island; a daughter, Jeri; his parents, and a brother, Theodore, Bristol, Conn. The body is to be brought to the Charles J. Andres Sons' Funeral Home, and funeral arrangements will be announced later.

Wednesday, January 30, 1952
Private services for Phillip J. Himmelein, 30, who died Tuesday in Cincinnati, will be held Friday at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Himmelein, 123 46th-st. Burial is to be at Kelleys Island in the spring. Friends may call at the Himmelein home after 7 o'clock Thursday. The family has requested that flowers be omitted.
Mr. Himmelein served overseas for four years in World War 2, on duty with the Ninth Air Force, was graduated from Miami University and was a life member of Delta Upsilon fraternity.

Thursday, January 31, 1952
Private services for Phillip James Himmelein, 30, who died Tuesday in Cincinnati, will be held at the residence of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred T. Himmelein, 123 46th-st, at 2 p.m. Friday, the Rev. Hunsdon Cary, Jr., officiating. Friends may call at the parents home after 7 o'clock tonight. Burial will be later at the Kelleys Island Cemetery.



Charles Hoffner
Sandusky, Mar 7-
Charles Hoffner, a Lake Shore brakeman residing at Airline Junction, was run over by his train at Danbury and died in the hospital there. [Lima Daily News, Mar 7, 1906]

Jacob W. House
Wednesday, January 2, 1918
The funeral of Jacob W. House who died early Monday morning was held Tuesday at 2 p. m. Relatives of the deceased were unable to reach here in time for a funeral at 10 a.m., the usual hour for burials at the home (Soldiers & Sailors Home) but they phoned from Cleveland Tuesday forenoon that they were on their way so the funeral was fixed at the afternoon hour stated.

Henry G. Hubbard
HUBBARD, Henry George, Clerk, Circuit Court, res. LaSalle, bet. Washington & Madison, died at Sandusky, Ohio, Aug. 28, 1852, aged 43 ¼ yrs. [Chicago, Illinois 1843 Directory, reissued with updated death data in 1896 - Transcribed by K. Torp]

John W. Hurd
Sandusky, Feb. 1 - John W. Hurd
, 83, Company H. One Hundred and Seventy-third O.V.I., died at the state soldiers home today. He was admitted to the home from Cincinnati twenty-eight years ago. [Cleveland Plain Dealer, Feb. 2, 1917]


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