FRANK PETERSBERGER SR.
Frank C. Petersberger Sr., 76, of Toledo’s Point Place Community, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018. He was born December 2, 1942, in Toledo, to Frank and Anna (Raster) Petersberger.
Frank was a graduate of St. Mary Elementary School and Macomber High School.
He proudly served in the U.S. Navy and was stationed in Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis. A member of the UAW, Frank was employed for 30 years as a tool and die maker for the Jeep Corporation.
He was an active member of the Bavarian Sports Club and the Bavarian Benevolent Society. Frank proudly served as a hospitality minister for St. Michael the Archangel Parish.
Frank enjoyed fishing on Lake Erie, tending to his garden of roses and dahlias, and watching professional football. In his younger years, he would hunt rabbit and pheasant with his father.
Frank adored his grandchildren, delighting in watching them participate in scouting and Bavarian dancing. The grandchildren happily taught their “Papa” to play video games.
Frank is survived by his wife of 51 years, Ruth (Tscherne); children, Frank Petersberger Jr., Antoinette “Toni” Petersberger, and Jeffrey (Stephany) Petersberger; grandchildren, Eric, Courtney and Cory Petersberger; sisters, Marilyn Ritter and Carolyn Gooding, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister and brother-in-law, Anna Mae and Ronald Gajewski; and brothers-in-law, Brent Ritter and Gary Gooding.
Family and friends visited Friday, December 21, from 2 to 8 p.m., at the David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 North Summit Street, Toledo.
The Funeral Mass for Frank was held Saturday, December 22, at 11 a.m., in St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church preceded by visitation in the church from 10 to 11 a.m. Services concluded with Military Honors in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.
Memorial donations may be given to St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church or the American Heart Association.
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