JESKEY, Herman J., 77, passed away at Hospice of Northwest Ohio on August 1, 2013 surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on June 20, 1936 to Herman and Helen (Mardis) Jeskey in Adena, Ohio. He graduated from Adena High School in 1954. Even though Herman moved from the area in 1962, he always considered Adena home and traveled back many times visiting family and friends.
Herman was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He worked as a railroad conductor for 43 years before retiring in 1998. Herman was very proud of his Polish heritage and traveled to Poland many times.
Herman is survived by his loving wife, Dolores "Toots"; children, Jean Jeskey, Lori Gardull, Kathy Jeskey; grandchildren, Brandy (Chris) Huddleston Jr., Madison, Carly, Connor and Samantha; great- grandson, Dominic; sister, Mary Margaret Taggart; brothers, Richard, Raymond, Bernie and Bill; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant son; sister, Geraldine Steffl; son-in-law, Pete Gardull.
Visitation will be held at the Borkoski Funeral Home, Adena, Ohio, on Sunday, August 4, 2013 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and where prayer services will take place at 7 p.m. Additional visitation will be held at the Eggleston Meinert & Pavley Funeral Home, Oregon Chapel, 440 S. Coy Rd., Oregon, Ohio on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. with Rosary and Knights of Columbus services beginning at 7 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday at St. Adalbert's Catholic Church, 3233 Lagrange St., Toledo, 11 a.m., where the family will greet friends beginning at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Lake Township Cemetery.
Those wishing an expression of sympathy in Herman's name in lieu of flowers are asked to consider the Jeskey Grandchildren Education Fund in care of Huntington Bank.