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Our sympathy goes out to the family and friends of our classmate, Ron

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Ronald Eugene Gerold, 73, died Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in Stein Hospice Care Center.  He was born in Sandusky to the late Don and Naomi (Maurer) Gerold.  Ron retired from New Departure in 1999 after 30 years of service.

He was a man of great faith and loved the Lord and would preach his word to anyone who would listen.  

He was also an accomplished drag racer at Dragway 42 and NRP and in 1983 was crowned bracket champion and won a 1983 Mazda RX-7.  Ron drove his Mustang  "65 Love Affair" to many victories and made lifelong friends along the way.  He loved to tease anyone he loved and always had a smile on his face.  He as a avid poker player, loved traveling, especially to Frankenmuth, MI.  The first love of his live was his wife, Vicki, followed closely by the New York Yankees.

Memorial contributions in Ron's name may be made to Stein Hospice Service, Sandusky or to Holy Angels Catholic Church, Sandusky.

April 30, 1947 - April 6, 2021

Our sympathy goes out to the family and friends of our classmate, Don

December 13, 1947 - May 4, 2021

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RDonald Henry "Don" Wangler, 73 of Monroeville passed away peacefuly early Tuesday norning, May 4, 2021.  He was born in Sanduky and was a 1965 graduate of SHS.  Following graduation, Don served in the U.S. Navy for 1965 - 1968.  He was employed at the former New Departure-Hyatt for 31 years.  He has served on the Monroevilee Village Council for two terms and also worked part time for Underground Utilities, Monroeville.  

Don was a retired Captain from the Huron River Joint Fire District after 36 years.  He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Monroeville, The Americal Legion Post 547, UAW Local 913, and had served on the Fire Brigade at New Departure.

Don loved spending time with his wife of 48 years, the former Linda Sue Boehler.  He is survived by his two children, three grandchildren and father-in-law.  Private services for the family will be held at a later date.  He enjoyed traveling, working in the yard, and playing with his dog Willow.

Memorial contyributions may be made to the Southern Care Hospice Services, Milan, Ohio.

*Special Note from SHS webmaster -  We thank Don for his service to our country.  His name and photo has now been added to the many classmates of 1965 having served in the miliary, fire and police services.  See this website's "Veterans" page.

Charles Baum

Patricia Bennett

John D. Biecheler

Jim Brown

Norman Bolyard

Denny Boger

Chester Burkey

Susan Brown Elliott

Mary Bryner

David Buehrle

Tim Callan

Cathy Canby-Wellman

Daneen Carris White

Sue Clark-Miller

Candy Close

Craig Close

Marianne Cole

Ronald S. Cooper

Marla Crecelius Faulkner

Joseph Cross

Julius Pete Davis

Patrick Dolan

Terry Dunlap

Darlene Dunkle Salzgeber 

Caren Dewey Kaufman

Marsha Dewey Dietenbach

David A. Ebner

Elaine Faulkner Esposito

Virgil Ewers

Robert Febbo

Richard Frissell

Sarah Geary Bressler

Ronald Gerold

Dennis 'Denny' Gilbert

David Golden

Janet Golden

Brenda Graham

Charles Green

Robert Gundlach

Barbara Lehrer Hebrank

James Hammon

John Harmon

James H. Harris

Christine Hartlieb Smith

Linda Hartung Tobey

Lynda Hoelzer King

Lannie Howell

Richard Hummel

Nelson Hunt

Joanne Kilgore-Gerold

David Golden

Mike Hartwig

Karen Krawetzki Schoewe

Joyce Knighton-Jackson

Charles Johnson

Michael Johnson

Diane Kaufman White

Harry "Leon" Kimberlin

Louis Klein

Bonnie S. Koehler Saleski

Laura Koehler Kubitz

Robert Kowalk

Lowell Kriss

Jerry Lawrence

Barbara Lay Tajkowski

Linda Lewis-James

Diana Lipp

Larry Livengood

Karen Market

Halvin Mayfield

Glenn Maus

Faye Mickens-Maston

Maureen McRobbie-Johnson

Warren Schmidt

Gary Seavers

William Sharp

David Smith

Dwain Smith

Geraldine Smith-Mischler

Doris Nearhood Snyder

Ann L. Stein-Hart

Thomas Pappas

E. Frances Pearson

Robert Pepitone

Charlotte Peterson-Harkelroad

Richard Pfleiderer

Hildegard Peterman

Charlotte Peterson Harkleroad

Donald Pitcher

Thomas Randall

Robert Reynolds

Ronald Riesterer

Donna Roth-Mazza/Steiert

Wallace "Sonny" Robinson

Cheryl Rushing Costello

Gloria Russell Wood

Robert Scally

Bender Scott

T. Clayton Slusher

Charles Speakman

Alan Stein

David Steinberger

Gary Thompson

Carol Toney Collier

Robert Twardzik

Enrico Vaccaro

Earl Van Barg

Diane Wadsworth Roe

Don Wangler

Larry Weller

Steven Wiegand

Mark Wilkins

George Williams

Patti Wobser Grega

Patricia Wonder Bahnsen

Jack Zieber

We are bound by the traditions of the past and our respect and honor for our life's adventures since high school.

Our website offers special thanks to all of our '65 classmates who continue to share information about our other classmates.

If you find any omissions or errors please let us know at

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