JOSEPH KIDDER JR.
Joseph H. Kidder Jr., age 93, of Toledo’s Point Place Community, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018, following a long illness. He was born June 12, 1925, in Toledo, to Joseph H. and Ethel (Derenzy) Kidder Sr. Joseph was employed as an assembly worker at the Jeep Corporation for 25 years. When he was 17 years old, he proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. During his deployment, Joseph piloted a landcraft on Omaha Beach in Normandy, France. He was a member of the American Legion Argonne Post and a past member of Bay View Yacht Club. Joseph taught navigation with the U.S. Power Squadron. Joseph is survived by his daughter, Kathy (Bill) Conley; sisters, Jean Szabo and Betty Krummel, and sister- in- law, Norma Kidder. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Arlene Kidder; brother, William Kidder, and brothers-in-law, Leo Szabo and Paul Krummel. Visitation was held on Tuesday, October 30, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 North Summit Street, Toledo, Ohio. The Funeral Service for Joseph began at 11:30 a.m., in the funeral home, with Pastor Cindy Getzinger presiding. Interment with Military Honors occurred at Toledo Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be given to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Please share condolences at www.hoeningfuneral.com.