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Gerald Mockensturm

Gerald L. Mockensturm, 87, of Toledo, passed away while surrounded by his family on Jan. 12, 2022.
He was born to Leo and Dorothy (Weisweber) Mockensturm on Aug. 1, 1934. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. Gerry married the love of his life, Thelma Wonderly on Oct. 5, 1957, and together they raised five children. He spent his career working as a Banker for First National Bank until the time of his retirement. Gerry was a godly loving man and was a member of the Perrysburg Monsignor Robert Yates 2800 Assembly and served as a 4th degree Knight. After Thelma passed away, he married Virginia (Lonsway) and together they sang in the choir at Our Lady of Consolation in Carey, which traveled to Rome and sang for the Pope. He enjoyed farming, gardening, traveling and spending time with his family at the cottages he built at Lake Columbia.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Thelma; second wife, Ginny; his parents; brother, Daniel; sister, Marcella Bellamah; and son-in-law, Daniel Artz. Gerry is survived by his children, Connie Artz, Carol (Gerry) Koch, Larry, Sue (Brian) Banas and Tim (Dana). He was loved and cherished by 10 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at Coyle Funeral Home, Toledo, on Monday, Jan. 17, from 3-7 p.m. where the Knights of Columbus will recite a rosary at 7 p.m. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at St. John XXIII Church, Perrysburg, at 10 a.m where the family will begin greeting guests at 9:30 a.m. Interment will be held at Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorials may take the form of contributions to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or St. John XXIII Church. Please view and sign our online guest registry at

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