John  Huml
John Huml

April 22, 1925 - July 30, 2017
Born in Crestline, Ohio
Resided in Bellville, OH
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John Huml, 92, of Crestline, died Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Country Meadow Care Center, Bellville, after a lengthy illness.

Mr. Huml was born in Crestline, on April 22, 1925 to the late Steven and Susan (Biresch) Huml. He married the former Betty McManes on May 24, 1952 and she preceded him in death on October 20, 2013.

John was employed by Ohio Edison as a Lineman retiring with 47 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater with the rank of Staff Sargent. John received the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon Bronze Star; Philippine Liberation Ribbon Bronze Star; Purple Heart; Good Conduct Ribbon and Victory Medal. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Crestline, American Legion Post 488, Crestline and VFWPost 2920, Crestline. John enjoyed going fishing.

He is survived by his nieces and nephews, Sandy and Jim Mahek, Bonnie and Mike Hemphill of Crestline, Bobby and Marie Boulger, Colorado, several great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Vera Huml, sister and brother-in-law, Sue and Robert Boulger, his nephew Jeff Huml and a brother-in-law, Leslie Garrett killed during World War II.

Friends may call Wednesday August 2, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, Crestline. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday August 3, 2017 at Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, with Pastor Diana Seaman officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Crestline, with military honors conducted by the U.S. Army and the Crestline/Galion Joint Veterans Military Detail.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church in care of the funeral home.

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Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, Crestline
223 West Main St.
Crestline, 44827
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, Crestline
223 West Main Street
Crestline, OH US 44827
Thursday, August 3, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Greenlawn Cemetery
Crestline, OH US 44827
Thursday, August 3, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Trinity Lutheran Church
410 North Thoman St.
Crestline, OH United States 44827