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Harold Ulman

Harold E. “Harry” Ulman, 93, of New Riegel, passed away at 5:16 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, at Independence House, Fostoria.
Harry was born Feb. 2, 1926, in New Riegel, on the family farm to the late Elmer and Oliva (Elchert) Ulman. He married Ruthann E. Orians on Nov. 5, 1949, at St. Josephs Catholic Church, Salem Township, and she preceded him in death Dec. 4, 2015.
Surviving are children, Richard (MaryJo) Ulman, Clyde; Barbara (the late Kim) Young, New Riegel; Lou Ann Shine, New Riegel; and Eugenia Ulman, The Villages, Fla.; grandchildren, Maggie (Matt) Standen, Jeremy Young, Dylan (friend-Karolina) Young, Tim (Amanda) Young, Andrea Shine, Stephaine (John) Herrington; great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Aiden, Reis, Case, Brandon, Ocean, Spencer, Jasmine, Noah, Logan, Scout, Eleanore, Gabby and Gavin. He was also preceded in death by a son, Ronald Ulman; grandson, Richard F. Ulman; sisters, Louise Reinhart, Dorothy Snyder and Viola Montpetit; and a brother, Raymond Ulman.
Harry was a 1944 graduate of New Riegel High School, member of All Saints Parish, New Riegel, and a lifelong Seneca County Farmer. He was a WWII Army Air Corp veteran serving in Guam and the Philippines. He was a very active member of New Riegel American Legion Post 354 for over 74 years, was Sergeant at Arms for 25 years and 5th District Sergeant at Arms for four years. He was also a member of the VFW, Carey; New Riegel Moose and Catholic Order of Foresters Court 52. He enjoyed wintering in Florida and spending peaceful time in his woods. He was a hard worker and loved playing cards with family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at Hoening and Son Funeral Home, Fostoria, where an American Legion Memorial Service will take place at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will also be held prior to the service Saturday, Feb. 1, from 10-11 a.m.
Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, Feb. 1, at 11 a.m. at All Saints Catholic Church, New Riegel, with the Rev. Timothy Kummerer presiding. Burial will follow at St. Boniface Cemetery, New Riegel, with military honors provided by the New Riegel American Legion.
Memorials are suggested to Edward Grine American Legion Post 354, Bridge Hospice Care or the All Saints Parish.
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