SYLVANIA, Ohio – Herbert D. "Herb" Kyler, 85, of Sylvania, Ohio, formerly of Toledo, Ohio, passed away peacefully Friday, April 25, 2014, at the Goerlich Center, Sylvania.|
Born Feb. 10, 1929, to Royal and Gertrude (Durr) Kyler in DeKalb, Herb graduated from DeKalb High School in 1947.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean conflict. Herb was the owner/operator of his China cookware company for many years. He was an avid reader of the dictionary, often using words unknown to most. Herb was a people person and never met a stranger. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Herb is survived by his loving daughters, Sheryl (Jimmy) Bates, Deana (Georg) Bloecher and Dana (Cary) Saddoris; grandchildren, Alex, Alexandria, Megan and Alissa; siblings, Barbara Mikez and Bobby (Shirley) Kyler; cousin and friend, Jay (Betty) Ward; and several nieces, nephews and dear friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marlene Kyler, in 2010.
The family will receive guests from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 2, at Newcomer Funeral Home, 4150 W. Laskey Road, Toledo (419-473-0300), with funeral services beginning at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Dave Claassen will officiate.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Goerlich Center.
Published in Daily Chronicle on Apr. 30, 2014